Weather-related July 4 event changes in Houston area

- The City of Cleveland released the following statement on Wednesday:

Decision just made to postpone the fireworks till July 7th due to weather.

The City of Galena Park released the following statement on Tuesday:

Due to the inclement weather predicted for Wednesday, July 4th, the City of Galena Park and the Committee for a Better Galena Park 3rd Annual 4th of July Festival has been canceled.

The City of Katy released the following statement on Tuesday:

ATTENTION: Due to the weather conditions tomorrow morning, the events at the Katy Fire Station and Katy Heritage Park (scheduled for 9 am to 1 pm) have been CANCELLED! The rain is supposed to be gone by the evening so the FIREWORKS at Katy Mills/Typhoon Texas are STILL ON! We apologize for the cancellation, but we hope you will come out and enjoy the fireworks with us!

The City of La Porte released the following statement on Tuesday:

Unfortunately, the La Porte Rotary Club Independence Day Parade has been cancelled due to the forecast of heavy rains all day tomorrow. The fireworks at Sylvan Beach are still scheduled to take place around 9:30pm.

The City of League City released the following statement on Tuesday:

Due to a high chance of rain and thunderstorms predicted for Wednesday, July 4, the annual League City Citizen Appreciation Day will be moved indoors to Hometown Heroes Park located at 1001 E. League City Parkway. The free event, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., will feature activities for the whole family and complimentary hotdogs served by League City Council and Parks Board members, the Mayor, and City staff. Free watermelon, popcorn, and cotton candy will also be available.

The City of Tomball released the following statement on Monday:

The City of Tomball has cancelled the annual July 4th Celebration & Street Festival presented by Allied Siding & Windows.  

Multiple forecasts for potentially heavy rain, thunderstorms and gusty winds beginning on Tuesday afternoon and continuing through the weekend forced the decision by City officials.

The July 4th Celebration & Street Festival presented by Allied Siding & Windows is traditionally Tomball’s most well attended city signature event hosting more than 25,000 festival goers in 2017.

Tomball is just 28-miles northwest of downtown Houston on FM 2920 at State Highway 249.  For more information about Tomball’s attractions, festivals and events, please visit tomballtx.gov or “Tomball Texan for Fun” on Facebook.

The Woodlands Township released the following statement on Tuesday:

It is in the best interest for safety and security of spectators, participants, volunteers, vendors, sponsors and venues that the South County 4th of July committee has come to the difficult decision to cancel the 43rd Annual 4th of July Parade. “We realize this is a disappointment for everyone involved; however, we would rather err on the side of caution than put anyone in harm. This is the first parade in over two decades that has been canceled” said Kelly Dietrich, President of the South County 4th of July Committee.

Multiple forecasts, including one from the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, have called for heavy rain, thunderstorms and gusty winds to occur the morning of July 4th. At this time, the parade is not rescheduled.

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