A lightning bolt flashed to the ground Friday evening, part of a storm that brought the Riverton Valley its first significant rainfall in more than 60 days -- and also caused power outages during the Friday Night Cruise festivities downtown and left enough after-effects to cancel Saturday morning's scheduled Riverton Rendezvous hot-air balloon flights. The National Weather Service station west of Riverton recorded just .01 inch of rain, but areas in town received much heavier rainfall as the storm pounded through at about 8 p.m. The balloon pilots, who also were "weathered out" on Friday, tried again Sunday morning. Photo by Jamie Drendel
Rendezvous fights weather
Jul 22, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff WriterCruise interrupted; balloons scuttled again
When Riverton resident Latasha Lawrence turned 19, she knew what she wanted for her ...
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