04/15/2011 9:44AM

Fonner cancels Friday card


Fonner Park track officials canceled live racing for Friday as a powerful weather system moves through the area. Over an inch of rain had fallen overnight into Friday morning with 30-40 mph sustained winds and temperatures in the low 30s.

Rain and snow were forecast for the remainder of the day with winds gusting over 50 mph throughout the day. The decision was made to cancel at 9 a.m. Friday morning. The forecast for Saturday calls for temperatures to rebound into the 50s and a quick return to spring weather.