Local festivals in Hampton Roads impacted by severe weather

Posted at 7:24 PM, Jun 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-03 07:13:07-04

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - Multiple festivals in Hampton Roads were impacted by severe lightning and thunder that hit the area Saturday.

The fireworks at the Blackbeard Pirate Festival were canceled in Hampton on Saturday, and the Patriotic Festival in Virginia Beach had delays because of the wet weather.

Multiple cities and counties in Coastal Virginia were under flash flood watches since 2 p.m. Saturday and were active through out the evening.

The fireworks for the Blackbeard Festival in Hampton will not be rescheduled, according to a Tweet from the Hampton Police Division.