Mom Says ‘Rain on Halloween’ is Opportunity to Parent Like the Old Days

ALEXANDRIA, VA – There is a social media post flying around Alexandria today that originated only 23 hours ago in Cleveland, Ohio. They must be calling for a gusher there too.

Brittany Haight wrote on her Facebook page, “Rain on Halloween will not kill your child,” and then goes into great detail about what most moms would have done in the past. It’s causing a lot of laughs and going viral. See the post for yourself below.

PSA: Rain on Halloween will not kill your child. Most children will still be delighted to strut in their costumes and…

Posted by Brittany Marie Haight on Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Our own forecast calls for the rain to continue until about midnight. We recommend staying safe above all else, but keep in mind, kids just want to have fun.

According to the National Weather Service:

“These storms will bring the possibility of damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes. Please be sheltered when these thunderstorms pass through your area

“The most likely timing of the line ranges from mid to late afternoon for the Potomac Highlands, to the evening for the Baltimore/Washington metros, to between 9 pm and midnight for areas east of I-95 to the Chesapeake Bay. The storms will likely last an hour or less in most areas.”