Friday at Balloon FiestaOctober 11th, 2013 at 5:28 am by Hawa Konte under Balloon Fiesta
9:00 am: Thanks so much for joining us on Day 7 of Balloon Fiesta! Make sure to check back every morning this fiesta for more live blogging!
8:57 am: Kristen’s Balloon Fiesta pin from meteorologist Dan Pagliaro.
8:52 am: Balloons still in the air.
8:45 am: Balloons continue to to head south.
8:40 am: Special shape, Airabelle.
8: 35 am: Balloons begin to land at Balloon Fiesta Park.
8:29 am: Balloon Fiesta’s chief meteorologist Dan Pagliaro joins Kristen and Matt on set.
8:25 am: Balloons in the sky.
8:21 am: Balloons take off from Balloon Fiesta Park.
8:18 am: Balloons greeted by large crowds Friday morning.
8:15 am: Matt and Kristen are joined by two contest winners, who won a free trip to Balloon Fiesta.
8:10 am: Special shape, Hummingbird.
8:05 am: Special shape, The Old Lady in the Shoe.
8:03 am: RT @kvdatkrqe: Up up and away! Happy Friday from #balloonfiesta
8:00 am: Special Shapes Rodeo still underway.
7: 55 am: Special shape, Miss Daisy.
7:53 am: Balloons fill Albuquerque’s sky.
7:46 am: Special shape, Spunky.
7:45 am: Special shape, Shroom With A View.
7: 42 am: Balloons continue to inflate and launch out of Balloon Fiesta Park.
7:40 am: Special shapes prepare for launch.
7:38 am: The crowd cheers as Airabelle takes to the sky.
7:25 am: Special shape balloons take to the sky.
7:19 am: Phillips 66 balloon flies over the KRQE News 13 set.
7:13 am: Matt and Kristen are joined by Barry Conley, a Balloon Fiesta volunteer.
7:09 am: Balloons begin to take to the sky.
7:05 am: Balloons begin to to inflate and prepare for launch.
7:02 am: The Balloon of the Day, the Wells Fargo Balloon, carries the american flag during the the national anthem.
6:35 am: Balloons okay to launch Friday.
6:05 am: At the pilot’s briefing waiting to hear if balloons will launch.
6:03 am: Crowds continue to stroll into Balloon Fiesta Park.
5:33 am:RT @mattatkrqe: Breakfast food de jour @ballonfiesta today!! So yummy!!!
5:30 am:RT @kvdatkrqe: Very cold start at #balloonfiesta! 37 degrees right now with calm winds. Bundle up! #nmwx #brrr
5:28am:Today is the Special Shapes Rodeo! Stay with us as we report the latest live from Balloon Fiesta park!