BATAVIA – With a forecast calling for rain and possible thunderstorms this afternoon, the Home to Home concert scheduled for Jackson Square has been canceled.
There is nothing planned yet for a rescheduled date, said Kay McDonald, one half of the Old Hippies, who were hosting the concert.
The National Weather Service reports there is a slight risk for severe thunderstorms late this afternoon into tonight. The primary threat is damaging wind gusts, though heavy rain and hail are also possible.
The forecast says there is a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1 and 5 p.m., then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5 p.m. The chance of precipitation is 60 percent, with up to a quarter-inch of rain possible, more in thunderstorms.
Showers and thunderstorms are also possible overnight. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. The chance of precipitation is 90%, with new rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible, the Weather Service said.
There is a marginal risk for severe thunderstorms again Monday and Tuesday, according to the Weather Service.
The concert, scheduled for 1 p.m., was to include singer-songwriter Deanna Spiotta, the Ghostriders and Old Hippies, with guest Leah Ford. Food and beverage trucks were also planned.