AP News
Posted: Sep 04, 2012 10:14 AM

Republicans had a hurricane to contend with during their national convention last week in Florida.

Now it's the Democrats' turn to fret about the weather.

They're keeping a close eye on the forecast in Charlotte, where President Barack Obama is scheduled to accept his party's nomination Thursday night at an outdoor football stadium with 74,000 seats.

Convention planners have to decide by Tuesday whether to shift the speech to a smaller, indoor arena.

— Nancy Benac — Twitter


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