Saturday Balloon Fiesta Photo BlogOctober 6th, 2012 at 6:03 am by KRQE Staff under News
5:44pm: @krqe Balloon Fiesta events–Glow and fireworks–a go for Saturday evening. bit.ly/T8qzfn
11:59am: @kdvatkrqe No balloons at #balloonfiesta today but still lots of fun! Check out our photos!
7:17am: @krqemark The first day of Fiesta is a blowout. Pilots report winds at 60 kts 1500′ above surface.
7:07am: From Balloon Fiesta Officials: Morning events are still going on as schedule and entry into the park is free this morning since mass ascension was cancelled. If you purchased Park & Ride tickets, did not use them – they were not scanned – they will be honored tomorrow.
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6:32 winds too strong to even inflate on the field.
6:29am Flights are cancelled today due to high winds
6:24am Strong winds at the field and the higher you go, up to 29 knots, not good.
6:21am From the pilots briefing, a couple of events were cancelled this morning (due to winds)
6:06 am: @kdvatkrqe It’s a little breezy at #balloonfiesta! Pilots briefing holding off till 6:30 to make the decision. Winds need to die down just a bit
6:02am: Awaiting the first pilot briefing of the 2012 Balloon Fiesta