July 4th Tri-Cities & OR Fireworks Forecast & Viewing Checklist
Looking ahead several days, there's no relief for the heatwave plaguing the PNW. According to a tweet on Tuesday from the National Weather Service in Pendleton:
No matter the weather, there are mandatory items necessary to view fireworks comfortably.
4th of July Fireworks Viewing Must Haves
With our states fully open for the holiday, travel may be an issue for folks. AAA reports that a record-breaking number of Americans will be on the roads this year.
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As of today, only one local community has canceled its public fireworks display. Walla Walla City officials voted to postpone the holiday display due to the heat and dry conditions. Our news partners at KEPR have the details here.
Whatever you have planned for the holiday this year, keep in mind that conditions are extremely, hot and dry. Fire danger is high for the area. It's best to leave the fireworks to the professionals.
Stay safe, hydrated, and have a wonderful holiday.