Farewell Mass Ascension approved for takeoff at Balloon Fiesta

Posted at: 10/13/2013 6:58 AM
Updated at: 10/13/2013 9:49 AM
By: Elizabeth Reed, KOB.com

Hundreds of balloons will take to the skies on the final morning of the 42nd Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

A gentle breeze and cool weather made for perfect conditions when dawn patrol lifted off early Sunday. As of 7 a.m., temperatures have reached 50 degrees and are expected to warm up throughout the morning.

Watch KOB Eyewitness News 4 and KOB.com/live from 7-9 a.m. for full Fiesta coverage.