Meet the most influential figures in the Jewish world
Weather forces Democrats to move Obama speech indoors
ByREUTERS
September 5, 2012 17:18

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Democratic convention officials on Wednesday moved US President Barack Obama's acceptance speech inside on Thursday because of severe weather forecasts, canceling plans to hold it in a 74,000-seat outdoor football stadium.

The address will now be in the approximately 20,000-seat Time Warner Cable Arena, which has housed the first two nights of the convention.

Weather forecasters had predicted a chance of thunderstorms for Charlotte, North Carolina where the convention is being held.

Share this article via
from around the web
Related Content
Breaking news
February 22, 2017
Syrian on trial in Austria for suspected killing of Assad troops

By REUTERS

Top Stories
Israel Weather
  • 8 - 16
    Beer Sheva
    9 - 17
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 6 - 14
    Jerusalem
    8 - 16
    Haifa
  • 11 - 20
    Elat
    9 - 20
    Tiberias