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MANCHESTER, Tenn. – For the second consecutive year, the annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival had to be canceled.

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Last year, the four-day music festival held in Manchester, Tennessee, was postponed — and then ultimately scrapped — due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, intense rainfall spawned by the remnants of Hurricane Ida was the culprit, The Tennessean reported.

“We are absolutely heartbroken to announce that we must cancel Bonnaroo,” festival organizers said Tuesday via Twitter. “While this weekend’s weather looks outstanding, currently Centeroo is waterlogged in many areas.

“We have done everything in our power to try to keep the show moving forward, but (Mother Nature) has dealt us a tremendous amount of rain over the past 24 hours, and we have run out of options to try to make the event happen safely and in a way that lives up to the Bonnaroo experience.”

This year’s festival was scheduled to begin Thursday and run through Sunday, WTVF reported. Last year’s event, while canceled, featured virtual performances, the television station reported.

This year’s event was supposed to be headlined by The Foo Fighters, Lizzo and Tyler, The Creator, WTVF reported. Other performers included Megan Thee Stallion, Tame Impala, Lana Del Rey, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Leon Bridges and Incubus, the television station reported.

Rain moved into the Middle Tennessee area late Monday and continued Tuesday, and even though this weekend’s forecast called for sunny weather, organizers decided to cancel the event.

Sam Herron, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Nashville, said Tuesday that just under 3 inches of rain had fallen around the Manchester area, where the concert is held, The Tennessean reported.

A flash flood warning remains in effect for Coffee County until 1 a.m. CDT, the newspaper reported.

“Of course it’s still raining down there, so probably another quarter-inch of rain is expected to fall into the evening,” Herron told The Tennessean.