TRACK SANTA LIVE: Santa begins Christmas Eve journey

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You better watch out and you better not cry, because Santa Claus is officially coming to town!

Santa left his workshop at the North Pole sometime around 6 a.m. NORAD tweeted that there was “activity at the North Pole at 6:01. At 6:05, the organization said DSP satellite was tracking the man in the big red suit.

By 7:20 a.m., just over an hour into his journey, Santa had already delivered more than 410,000,000 gifts, according to the NORAD Santa tracker website.

NORAD has been tracking Santa on Christmas Eve for more than 60 years now. Last week, the organization announced it would carry on the 63-year tradition despite the government shutdown.

“Military personnel who conduct NORAD Tracks Santa are supported by approximately 1,500 volunteers who make the program possible each and every year,” the tweet said.

You can follow Santa’s Christmas Eve journey by clicking play on the video above, or on NORAD’s official Santa tracker website.

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