(WPRI) – Today’s rain has already caused officials to cancel several Memorial Day parades and services.
Eyewitness News Meteorologist Michelle Muscatello is forecasting on-and-off showers will persist for most of the day.
The dreary weather led to the cancellation of parades in several Rhode Island towns:
- Little Compton
- North Providence
- South Kingstown
In Massachusetts, the following communities have cancelled today’s parades:
- New Bedford
In South Kingstown, the town’s 11 a.m. ceremony has been moved inside the High School auditorium.
Officials in New Bedford also said that the wreath-laying ceremony scheduled for noon is still on, and the Memorial Day Fisherman’s Service and Blessing of the Fleet has been moved to Seaman’s Bethel.