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Winds Could Ground Macy's Biggest Thanksgiving Parade Balloons

A winter storm that is making for a potentially wet and windy Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City Thursday could ground 16 popular giant helium balloons. That would keep out parade staples such as Snoopy, SpongeBob SquarePants, Spider-Man and Hello Kitty. A "special spinning dreidel balloonicle" is also in the lineup, in honor of the first night of Hannukah, which coincides with Thanksgiving this year. The National Weather Service has issued a gale warning for the...

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