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Weather unlikely to stop Fourth of July fireworks on Esplanade

The legendary fireworks show over the Esplanade is expected to go on as scheduled despite the threat of bad weather, officials said.

Steve MacDonald, spokesman for Boston 4th Productions, said any cancellation would be a last minute decision, but forecasters are predicting late afternoon thunderstorms on Wednesday with clearer skies by the time the fireworks show begins about 10:30 p.m.

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