Indianapolis joins long list of cities to delay trick-or-treating till Friday due to severe weather
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INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis has joined the ranks of dozens of other cities, towns and areas in Indiana to push back its official trick-or-treating by a day. The forecast shows strong winds and storms are slated to blow through the Hoosier state on Halloween.
Since Tuesday, plenty of cities have changed their trick-or-treat hours. The Department of Public Safety said Wednesday afternoon it is moving hours to 6 to 8 p.m. Friday as a result of potential severe weather.
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Indoor trick-or-treat activities, however, will proceed as scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
“With the safety of the public in mind, our best option is to move outdoor trick-or-treat hours to Friday night. Halloween is a popular annual event for families in our community and we need to take the necessary steps to provide a safe opportunity for their fun,” Director of Public Safety Troy Riggs said. “The National Weather Service has indicated an increasing level of certainty and confidence in the potential for severe weather in the Indianapolis area tomorrow night, and that is at the root of our decision.”
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