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Will weather rally?
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Times photos: Brenda Steurer Sisters Millie, left, and Helen Stauffer of the National Historic Cheesemaking Center prepare a cream puff Friday at the Monroe Balloon Rally at the Green County Fairgrounds. The weather Friday afternoon was warm and sunny, but the rains returned Friday night to douse the planned balloon launch and glow events. The forecast for today is for mostly sunny skies with a high in the upper 80s. Order photo
MONROE - Severe weather Friday grounded the Monroe Balloon Rally, but organizer Matt Urban expects the festival to draw large crowds Saturday.Urban made the decision to cancel Friday's evening's balloon launch and glow event after the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch late Friday afternoon.