Earlier this afternoon, Something Wicked canceled the festival's first day with the following statement on their Web site:
With a heavy heart, we are sorry to announce Day 1 (Saturday Oct 24) of Something Wicked 2015 will not take place due to threatening weather conditions.
The decision is based upon the recommendation of experts, local authorities and the National Weather Service.
Due to the cancellation, fans should not travel to Sam Houston Race Park to attempt to enter the venue.
Something Wicked is aligned with Harris County to take all measures possible to protect the safety of our fans. Public safety is our priority. Something Wicked will monitor the situation and provide an update on the possibility of the festival opening Sunday.
Our goal as festival producers is to create experiences and memories that last a lifetime. On Monday Oct 26, an update on refund information will be announced on our social and email channels.
Stay tuned here for information on Day 2.
Please stay safe.
-The Something Wicked team
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"The decision is based upon the recommendation of experts, local authorities and the National Weather Service," the festival added on its Facebook page. The forecast calls for heavy rains tomorrow as well, but there's always a chance