Celebrate the 4th: Local festivities, live cams, traffic & weather updates

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Next week we celebrate our nation’s independence and dozens of fireworks displays, parades and other festivities will be held to mark the occasion.

If you haven’t made plans for the Fourth of July yet, Eyewitness News has compiled a list of events around Southern New England.

Fourth of July Events and Fireworks Listings »

If you’re planning to travel for the holiday, be sure to check our Pinpoint Traffic page for a look at real-time road conditions and before you fill your tank, find the best price in your area with the WPRI.com Gas Tracker.

Pinpoint Traffic: Real-Time Updates »

As it stands, July 3 and 4 are looking to be warm and dry with mostly sunny skies and highs in the mid-80’s.

Count on the Pinpoint Weather Team for updates as the holiday draws closer, and be sure to download the Pinpoint Weather App for updates on the go.

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If you’re planning to set off your own fireworks this year, it’s important to do so in a responsible manner so everyone has a safe holiday.

In addition, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced this week that TNT Red, White and Blue Smoke fireworks are being recalled after three consumers reported burn injuries.