July 4th is unquestionably one of summer’s best holidays. Everyone looks forward to catching some sun at the beach, attending family barbecues, and celebrating good times. That’s why this weekend it was disappointing to see how many fireworks and other July 4th festivities were canceled on the east coast because of rain.
Good weather is often a major requirement for hosting an event or contest, especially if it is outdoors. This article describes what factors impact a fireworks show. Sky conditions, such as clouds, affect how well viewers will see fireworks in the sky. Precipitation can also impact how visible the fireworks are. Humidity also dulls the color in fireworks. Wind has a risk of distorting fireworks, prevents them from clearing up easily, and can even control how high they go in the sky!
This goes to show how paramount it is to account for the weather is when it comes to organizing your next event. Things don’t always go as planned, but that doesn’t mean you have to suffer financial losses. Weather can drastically impact an event or promotion and people often do not give it the attention it merits when preparing for their promotion or event.
So, how can you err on the side of caution and prepare for inclement weather? Be sure to do your research on weather insurance and decide if it’s appropriate for your event! Even if your event can’t go as planned, it helps to protect your investments.
Hopefully if your local firework show had to be postponed the sponsor purchased rain insurance! We hope everyone had a great holiday weekend and stayed dry! Contact US Weather Insurance with any questions at 888-982-5488.