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Balloon race in Kilgore canceled due to weather

Balloon race in Kilgore canceled due to weather

POSTED: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 9:10am

UPDATED: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 9:13am

The much-anticipated Great Texas Balloon Race will have to wait another day. Race officials announced the competition was canceled Wednesday morning because of inclement weather.

According to the GTBR's Facebook page, organizers will try again Thursday.

Other planned events will continue as scheduled, weather permitting. You can see a list of the events on GTBR's website.

In 2013, Gregg County was proclaimed "The Balloon Race Capital of Texas" by the 83rd Texas Legislature.

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