Lawrenceville cancels Hometown Christmas Parade due to winter weather

2:17 p.m Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 Gwinnett County
Courtesy of City of Lawrenceville
The Hometown Christmas Parade in Lawrenceville has been canceled due to inclement weather.

Lawrenceville has canceled its annual Hometown Christmas Parade due to the threat of inclement weather.

As of 1:30 p.m. Thursday, a high of 38 degrees was forecasted for Friday, with a mix of rain and snow possible, according to Channel 2 Action News meteorologist Brad Nitz. The parade was planned for Friday evening.f

The city of Lawrenceville considered the weather conditions, safety and the “general ability of the public to enjoy a parade in inclement weather” in making the decision to cancel, according to a press reelase.

The parade will not be rescheduled. It was planned to include community floats as well as Santa Claus and reindeer. 

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