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Wausau's Balloon and Rib Fest canceled Thursday due to storm threat

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WAUSAU, Wis. (WAOW) -

Wausau's annual Balloon and Rib Fest was canceled Thursday night due to the threat of severe storms.

Event coordinators said they made the decision around 7:45 p.m. after consulting with their fireworks vendor and balloon pilots. 

As of 8 p.m. there was a severe thunderstorm warning for Price, Taylor, Clark, and Jackson counties.

Rain had also rolled through north central Wisconsin Thursday morning.

Events are expected to resume Friday and continue through the weekend.

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