Consequently severe weather strikes during the Democratic National Convention with Wind gusts, heavy rain and lightning that have forced people to evacuate the media tents outside of the Wells Fargo Center and take shelter less than an hour before the opening gavel on the final night of the Democratic National Convention.


Excerpt From CBS Philly:

Officials say that the media tents in the vicinity of the Wells Fargo Center are not designed to fully protect people in the event of a direct lightning strike. They’re strongly recommending that people leave their tents due to lightening that becomes a concern when the strikes are within a six-mile radius of the DNC and evacuate to Lincoln Financial Field nearby.