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Morganton fireworks show postponed due to weather, park conditions

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MORGANTON, NC (WBTV) -

The city of Morganton's Independence Day fireworks celebration has been postponed due to flooding at Catawba Meadows Park.

Parks and Recreation Director Gary Leonhardt made the announcement Friday after evaluating Catawba Meadows Park Friday morning.

Due to the conditions at the park and the current weather pattern, the fireworks show schedule will be announced at a later date.

"Safety is a major concern as well as maintaining comfortable viewing areas for the fireworks show," Leonhardt said

After the weather clears up and conditions at Catawba Meadows Parks have improved, Leonhardt will announce the new date for the fireworks show.

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