PHOTOS: Rain doesn’t stop mass ascension on Day 5 of Balloon Fiesta

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Balloons filled the sky on Day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta after a slight delay due to weather.

Dawn Patrol prepares on day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
Balloon pilot waits for green flag on day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
The national anthem is sung and the first balloon goes up on day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
Balloon crew prepares to inflate balloon on day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
After a short delay due to weather, balloons were allowed to go up on day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
After a short delay due to weather, balloons were allowed to go up on day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
After a short delay due to weather, balloons were allowed to go up on day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
After a short delay due to weather, balloons were allowed to go up on day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
After a short delay due to weather, balloons were allowed to go up on day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
After a short delay due to weather, balloons were allowed to go up on day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
Remote control balloons were exhibited on the field at the same time as the mass ascension on day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
Remote control balloons were exhibited on the field at the same time as the mass ascension on day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
Remote control balloons were exhibited on the field at the same time as the mass ascension on day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
Remote control balloons were exhibited on the field at the same time as the mass ascension on day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
After a short delay due to weather, balloons were allowed to go up on day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
Remote control balloons were exhibited on the field at the same time as the mass ascension on day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
After a short delay due to weather, balloons were allowed to go up on day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
Remote control balloons were exhibited on the field at the same time as the mass ascension on day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
Remote control balloons were exhibited on the field at the same time as the mass ascension on day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
Remote control balloons were exhibited on the field at the same time as the mass ascension on day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
After a short delay due to weather, balloons were allowed to go up on day 5 of the Balloon Fiesta (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)

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