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Frightful Weather Has Evansville – Owensboro and Other Area Communities Recommending That Halloween Activities Be Delayed


The promise of a wet and stormy Halloween has caused many communities throughout the Tri-State to urge people to postpone trick-or-treating until Friday evening.

According to a statement issued by the National Weather Service there is a 100 percent chance of rain Thursday with sustained winds between 15 and 20 mph and gusts of more than 25 mph likely. Storms will carry the possibility of producing heavy rain, damaging winds and large hail.

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke and Vanderburgh County Commission President Marsha Abell recommend that residents postpone trick-or-treating until Friday.

Boonville will postpone its “Boo at Boonville” activities on the town square until 5-6:30 p.m. Friday.

Chandler, has asked residents to refrain from trick-or-treating Thursday and instead go from 3-6 p.m. Friday.

Oakland City officials suggest trick-or-treating tonight and Friday, from 4 -8:30 p.m.

Owensboro has suggested trick-or-treating hours to Friday until 8 p.m.

As always you are urged to use caution in bad weather conditions.

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