City recommends residents move trick-or-treating activities to Friday

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Children trick or treating at the corner of St. Charles and State St. Sunday evening.

Children trick-or-treating at the corner of St. Charles and State St.


The City Of New Orleans is recommending that residents move trick-or-treating and other Halloween activities to Friday, Oct. 30, due to the weather this weekend. The suggested activitiy time is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

For more information, see the full statement from the city below:

Due to the forecast for this weekend, the City of New Orleans is recommending that residents move Halloween activities, including trick-or-treating, to Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 between the hours of 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The National Weather Service’s current forecast predicts showers with probable thunderstorms for the evening of Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, and a strong possibility of showers during the daytime.

The public is strongly advised to take precautions, monitor weather conditions and make Halloween plans accordingly. Residents should remain indoors during heavy rainfall unless an emergency makes it absolutely necessary for them to get on the road.

The City’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is monitoring weather conditions and flooded streets. The City will keep residents updated of any hazardous conditions through e-mail alerts and the @NOLAReady Twitter account.

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