Storms cause delays, cancellations for various Fourth of July events in central NC


RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Storms forced delays and cancellations of Fourth of July events, and lef damage behind in various parts of central North Carolina.

Those at the Booth Amphitheatre in Cary were asked to go to their vehicles as storms rolled through the area.

Fort Bragg’s celebrations were canceled. The field was closed due to flooding.

Festivities at Fort Bragg were also affected by severe weather. The 82nd Rock Band’s performance, which was scheduled for 5 p.m., was canceled.

Hope Mills canceled its fireworks, according to a tweet from the Hope Mills Fire Department.

Clayton Parks and Recreation had asked people to wait in their vehicles as storms passed through, but they still expected to set off its fireworks.

CBS 17 is following storm damage around the Triangle. People in a multi-family residence in Durham reported a lightning strike that caused a fire earlier on Thursday.

This story will be updated.

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