BalloonFest: First Flights Of The Day Grounded Due To High Level Winds

8/12/16 – 8:33 A.M.

Hot air balloon lovers are keeping an eye on the weather this weekend, and so are the pilots. Unfortunately, the weather Friday morning meant no first flight for the annual Flag City BalloonFest…

Audio: Todd Fisher

Todd Fisher is the weather officer for BalloonFest and says the winds were a little rough for passenger balloon flights. However, they would fly under similar conditions for the competition elements of this weekend’s event.

With rain in the forecast this weekend, Fisher says they’ll be keeping a close eye on the weather.

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