Weather Balloon Launch with the National Weather Service Pittsburgh! on Facebook
July 6, 2021 –
Join us on the Youth Services Facebook page at 11am.
Twice a day, every day of the year, weather balloons are released simultaneously from almost 900 locations worldwide! This includes 92 released by the National Weather Service in the US. The balloon flights last for about 2 hours, can drift as far as 125 miles, and rise up to over 100,000 feet in the atmosphere.