Tropical Storm Arthur has become a hurricane and is threatening to take a glancing blow at the Carolina coast on Independence Day.
And here on Delmarva officials are bracing for wet weather but are optimistic.
In Ocean City officials are delaying the July 4th fireworks and festivities for Saturday.
Mayor Rick Meehan says the wet weather into Friday morning will not allow enough time to set up the fireworks display for tomorrow night.
Officials still expect near capacity crowds over the weekend with $50 being charged for all day Saturday at the Inlet Parking.