Firefly Music Festival Evacuated Due to Severe Weather

Paul McCartney Firefly Festival - H 2015
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Kid Cudi's set was cut off after five songs Saturday on the third day of the annual music event in Delaware.

The third day of Firefly 2015 ended early with a forced evacuation due to severe weather in Dover, Delaware, just before 10 p.m. local time on Saturday, June 20.

As raindrops began to fall and lightning shot across the sky, festival-goers were ushered out of the forested grounds due to a massive storm that hung over the festival for the second half of the day.

Those camping just outside festival grounds were urged to "seek shelter in their vehicles," according to a Firefly rep.

Saturday night performer Kid Cudi's set was cut off after five songs. Two minutes later, someone took the microphone and urged festival-goers to evacuate, stating, "It's in your best interests to leave."

Despite the premature close, the crowd was in high spirits as they left, cheering each lightning bolt, tweeting and singing "Bohemian Rhapsody" on the way out.