Remainder of Thursdays Downtown event has been canceled

(ABC 6 News) – The remainder of the final Thursdays Downtown event has been canceled, due to the chance of severe weather this evening

The Rochester Downtown Alliance said "In consultation with the National Weather Service in La Crosse and the Rochester Police Department, we make this decision with everyone’s safety in mind. The possibility of severe inclement weather later this evening is high, with lightning and wind gusts predicted."

The popular downtown event will resume in 2023.