Marshall Shepherd, Contributor, May 18, 2018
The city of Atlanta was temporarily on alert this week when a suspicious package was found near the Capitol building in Georgia's largest city. The headlines on Thursday May 17th were talking about a "suspicious package." It turned out to be a weather balloon launched but the National Weather Services in Peachtree City, Georgia earlier that morning. While it may look a bit strange to the average person, they are harmless. Here are five questions answered about weather balloons.