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Priebus: No other RNC delays expected

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Despite the concern of Tropical Storm Isaac and the probability of its impact as a hurricane near the panhandle of Florida, GOP Chairman Reince Priebus said Sunday he doesn't anticipate any other cancellations for the Republican National Convention.

"Every few hours we're having meetings with the National Weather Service," he told Fox 13. "We feel like the wind and the rain is going to come in around 2 or 3 a.m. Monday and then about 5 a.m. Tuesday it's going to pretty much be over. It's really just a 24-hour problem."

Priebus said it was a disappointment to have Monday's events canceled, but he said he doesn't think it will impact the convention too much at all.

"We canceled a day up in St. Paul four years ago, and we had a great day … All the different states in their hotels will make a day out of it," he said. "They'll have a great time."

He reemphasized Sunday morning that his only message to delegates right now is to come ready for Tuesday.

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