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Hurricane Arthur forces reschedule of fireworks at Lake Compounce

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Due to the National Hurricane Center's projected path of Hurricane Arthur, Lake Compounce has rescheduled their annual July 4th Fireworks show to Saturday July 5th.

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According to The Weather Channel, Hurricane Arthur made its first landfall over the Shackleford Banks, between Cape Lookout and Beaufort, North Carolina, at 11:15 p.m. EDT Thursday. Arthur is now a Category 2 hurricane. Its center will continue to pass over portions of the North Carolina coast and the Outer Banks over the next several hours.

A tropical storm warning is in effect for Nantucket and Cape Cod from Provincetown to Chatham, Massachusetts.

The current path projections are for Hurricane Arthur to miss Connecticut; however, Lake Compounce is not taking any chances on the safety of its customers.

Lake Compounce indicated the show will go on so stay tuned for more details as the storm sweeps up the Atlantic Seaboard.

For more information about Hurricane Arthur go to The Weather Channel and check back frequently at Examiner.com.

About Lake Compounce

Lake Compounce, part of the Palace Entertainment family of parks and New England's premier family theme park is now open daily for the 2014 season. Home to Crocodile Cove, the largest water park in Connecticut, Lake Compounce is also preparing to open Bear Creek Campground in July 2014. Lake Compounce is the oldest continuously operating amusement park in North America. Platinum Season Passes are currently on sale for the

2014 season for $74.99. Summer passes are available for $50. More information and the park's operating schedule can be found at www.lakecompounce.com.

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