Ominous weather threatens the "Salute to America" celebration President Trump says she will be among the nation's greatest in history, though the Home Office says that Show will go on, rain or shine.
Shortly before noon, the National Meteorological Service (NWS) issued a flash-flood watch, which lasted until 8 o'clock in the afternoon. for Washington, DC. Mr. Trump is expected to speak at 18.30 at the Lincoln Memorial.
"Slow moving showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop after 1:00 pm this afternoon before slipping early that evening," NWS said in a Thursday update. "Heavy rainfall can quickly result in a total of more than 2 inches, which can lead to a deluge of small streams and other urban areas with poor drainage."
Even if the President's "Salute to America" event continues without letting go of a blow, weather could avert waiting crowds. How many people will show up is already questionable, because the event was compiled at the last minute.
"Salute to America", scheduled from 18.30. Military aircraft overflights and tanks are offered until 19:30. The White House and the Pentagon do not say.
The president defended the price tag and tweeted earlier this week: "The cost of our big salute to America will be very small compared to what it's worth."
On the previous Thursday, Mr. Trump visited his golf course in Northern Virginia, while