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Occurred : 10/26/1998 18:18 (Entered as : 10/26/98 18:18 PM)
Reported: 10/27/1998 07:26
Posted: 11/1/1998
Location: Tumwater (driving N on I-5), WA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:2-3 Seconds
Large Blue Fireball with a tail flying in a northern direction. This object was not a typical falling star. The object than disappeared .

My wife and I were driving in our Mini-Van traveling northbound on I-5. We were about 25 miles just south of Tumwater traveling about 60-65 MPH. We both noticed a large blue fireball appeared flying overhead (Note: the object came into view through our windshield passing our vechicle in the sky heading in a northern direction.) The fireball was in sight for both of us to witness before disappearing. At approx 18:45 we also observed 4 flashes of blue light as if a storm was of in the distance. The flashes of light were about 2-3 minutes apart. No clouds were in the sky and no storm conditions present These blue flashes were in the northern sky. At this point we were were still driving on I-5 inroute to Seattle.