ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Due to strong winds, the yellow flag remains up at the field for Day 6 of Balloon Fiesta. Officials have announced balloons will inflate for a static display Thursday.
Balloon Fiesta Weather officials say Double Eagle has winds at 8 knots and the Albuquerque Sunport has wind speeds at 4 knots. However higher up and near the park, winds are a bit stronger.
Skies are clear and will stay that way all day. Winds are expected to pick up mid-morning and will continue to get stronger throughout the day.
The National Anthem will start at 6:45 a.m. Then the Special Shape Rodeo will begin. Following the Special Shape Rodeo is flying competitions if weather permits. The AIBF Chainsaw Carving Exhibition is also underway from 8 a.m. until noon and then from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.