|Occurred : 12/23/2004 16:30 (Entered as : 12/23/2004 16:30)
Reported: 12/23/2004 5:15:13 PM 17:15
Location: Murfreesboro, TN
|Bright orb of fiery red light seen beneath cloudy overcast in southern sky.
My mother and I were driving south-west on Old Fort Pkwy/Memorial Blvd. Weather was extremely cloudy with no blue sky in sight. It had been snowing a little earlier and probably will again tonight from the looks of it, although it was not snowing during the sighting.
My mother was driving and I was in the passenger seat. We were near Wendy's restaraunt when I saw what seemed to be a large, orangish-red orb of light just below the clouds in the southern sky perhaps a few miles away. It was really bright and I immediately pointed it out to my mother. She wondered at it, too. However, within maybe 5 seconds it vanished, perhaps overtaken by the thick clouds. I searched the sky for several seconds, hoping it would reappear, but it didn't.