‘Fireball Match’ responsible for BOOM on Sunday – KSNF/KODE – FourStatesHomepage.com

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‘Fireball Match’ responsible for BOOM on Sunday – KSNF/KODE – FourStatesHomepage.com

'Fireball Match' Responsible For BOOM On Sunday - KSNF/KODE - FourStatesHomepage.com

American Meteor Society maps out experiences from observers of meteors, fireballs, comets…

by: Shannon Becker, Dan Skoff

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(JOPLIN, Mo.) — A exiguous bit after 5: 00 PM Sunday we began getting messages and texts asking what that loud BOOM was throughout the area.

One among our Joplin Recordsdata First followers, Sonny Mitchell, pointed us to the American Meteor Society. An specific specific individual can log reported sightings of meteors or fireballs on their web web site. Click on the hyperlink to log what you observed.

Per NASA we’re within the Perseid Meteor Bathe now. “These in southern latitudes can look in course of the northeast to watch additional meteors. The Perseid meteor bathe will radiate out. The 2019 Perseids peak in a single day on Aug. 12 and 13.”

#JLNtipsters had been messaging us asserting household and firm heard the command on the the identical time 2-Three hours a long way from each diversified. If reality be advised in accordance with experiences it was heard and thought of from fairly plenty of of miles aside in a brief subject of seconds from Kansas Metropolis to Oklahoma Metropolis, and that lined Joplin.

Dan Skoff of KNWA is a meteorologist with our sister Nexstar Media stations in NWA, acknowledged on his FB web page Monday.

“GOES Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) information confirmed a FLASH (flash density) w/ NO STORMS even conclude between 5: 05pm to 5: 06pm. Hello there-res Meso Sect 1 thought-about Satellite tv for pc information by no plan confirmed a vapor path, however there had been a type of extreme cirrus clouds.” 

“We received 16 experiences a pair of fireball thought-about over Arkansas, Kansas Missouri, and Oklahoma on Sunday, August 11.”

American Meteor Society

Skoff persevered for instance why it was a fireball, “That it is possibly you will effectively effectively presumably moreover watch the shockwave on the seismic job. It reveals up appropriate outdated to 5: 11pm on the Hobbs Situation Park helicorder. This may perchance effectively execute sense, if the meteor(ite) was in SW MO… it would perchance effectively maybe maybe effectively effectively have taken approx four minutes for the sound to whisk 48 miles. (Each 5 seconds = approx 1 mile for the bustle of sound,” Skoff notes on his fb page. (THANKS @danskoff)

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'Fireball Match' Responsible For BOOM On Sunday - KSNF/KODE - FourStatesHomepage.com
'Fireball Match' Responsible For BOOM On Sunday - KSNF/KODE - FourStatesHomepage.com
'Fireball Match' Responsible For BOOM On Sunday - KSNF/KODE - FourStatesHomepage.com
'Fireball Match' Responsible For BOOM On Sunday - KSNF/KODE - FourStatesHomepage.com
'Fireball Match' Responsible For BOOM On Sunday - KSNF/KODE - FourStatesHomepage.com

'Fireball Match' Responsible For BOOM On Sunday - KSNF/KODE - FourStatesHomepage.com

'Fireball Match' Responsible For BOOM On Sunday - KSNF/KODE - FourStatesHomepage.com