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Friday night’s glow, laser and fireworks shows went off without a hitch.
Officials are flying the green flag signaling they believe balloons will inflate for tonight’s Special Shape Glowdeo.
Although the yellow flag is flying at Balloon Fiesta Park, pilots are rolling out their balloons in preparation for tonight’s Special Shape Glowdeo.
Balloon Fiesta officials say the winds are running 3 to 5 mph from the northwest.
A woman was taken to the hospital for what a crew member said was “a bump on her head” after the balloon she was in landed in the Sandia Memorial Gardens cemetery on the corner of Eagle Rock and San Pedro NE.
Special Shape Rodeo is completed, the crowd is thinning and officials are preparing the field for the flying competition.
Special shape balloons taking part in Friday’s mass ascension are lifting off the field at Balloon Fiesta Park.
Balloons taking part in Friday’s mass ascension are inflating on the field.
Dawn Patrol balloons have lifted off the field and are flying to the south.
Winds are forecast to be 7 to 9 knots near landing sites at the end of flights for balloons taking part in Friday’s mass ascension.
Dawn Patrol balloons have inflated on the field and are preparing for launch.
Officials have raised the green flag signaling conditions are good for Friday’s Special Shape Rodeo.
The laser show has started, but balloons haven’t started to inflate on the field.
There is no wind and the temperature is 48 degrees on the field at Balloon Fiesta Park.
Winds are 10 mph from the east and the temperature is 58 degrees at Albuquerque International Sunport as of 4:52 a.m., according to the National Weather Service.
Today’s Balloon Fiesta schedule: