Krewe of Artemis parade in Baton Rouge rescheduled because of rain: report

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Float riders throw beads as the Krewe of Artemis rolls down River Road in downtown Baton Rouge on Friday, February 21, 2014. (Photo by Brianna Paciorka, | The Times-Picayune)
Carlie Kollath Wells By Carlie Kollath Wells
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on February 17, 2017 at 7:57 AM, updated February 17, 2017 at 11:28 AM

The Krewe of Artemis in Baton Rouge has rescheduled its Friday night (Feb. 17) parade because of weather concerns, according to WAFB. The Mardi Gras parade now will roll Saturday night.

The festivities start at 7 p.m. on the same route in downtown Baton Rouge, WAFB reported.

Wet weather is expected Friday afternoon and night in New Orleans, as well. So far, none of the krewes have announced plans to change when they roll.