Hudson Hot Air Affair kicks off amid warmer temperatures

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After this week's deep freeze, many Minnesotans and Wisconsinites braved the skies for the annual winter festival and hot air balloon rally in Hudson, Wis.

Hudson Hot Air Affair is celebrating 30 years with a “Pirates Fly’n the Croix-ribbean” theme, inviting families to a plethora of activities and attractions.

Known as the premier winter balloon rally in the Midwest, the event is sponsored by WESTconsin Credit Union and supported by hundreds of sponsors, partners and volunteers. The event continues through Sunday.

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