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THIS story (video above) shows the launch of a balloon LIVE during the 4am hour of 8NewsNow’s “Good Day” show Monday morning, July 8, 2019.

Nathan Tannenbaum was at the Las Vegas office of the National Weather Service with meteorologist Andy Gorelow.

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