|Occurred : 10/1/2005 12:00 (Entered as : 10/01/2005 12:00)
Reported: 10/1/2005 9:35:46 AM 09:35
Location: Lake Worth, FL
|LARGE SPHERE SHAPPED OBJECT SIGHTED HOVERING WEST OF LAKE WORTH
Current Weather Conditions: Wind from the E (100 degrees) at 15 MPH (13 KT)
Visibility 10 mile(s) Sky conditions partly cloudy
Temperature 86.0 F (30.0 C)
Heat index 93.7 F (34.3 C)
Dew Point 73.9 F (23.3 C)
Relative Humidity 67%
Pressure (altimeter) 30.03 in. Hg (1016 hPa)
Pressure tendency 0.05 inches (1.7 hPa) higher than three hours ago ob
KPBI 011453Z 10013KT 10SM SCT025 SCT110 30/23 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP169 T03000233 51017
At approimately 1200 hrs I stepped ourside my office for some fresh air. I was facing west and noticed a very bright white light (spherical in shape) being emitted from a cluster of cumulus clouds approimately 30 degrees above the horizon.
The clouds moved away and I had a clear and unobstructed view of a large sationary sphere shapped object in the sky. I's relative position was 270 degrees and approximately 15nm west of my location.
This object maintained its altitude (approxiamtely 1,000 ft) for about 3 minutes when it it suddenly initiated a vertical climb at a speed that I estimate at mach 7 or higher. The craft's climbout only lasted two or three seconds. Whatever this craft may be, or wherever it came from I strongly suspect that it isn't an airbreather.
I have been skeptical of most UFO reports until now. What I witnessed 30 minutes ago is my first UFO sighting and I do admit that I am frightened by the prospect that our airspace is being violated; but by what?
((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that his is retired; provides mailing address, but no e-address. We presume that the witness has considerable technical training and ability, based on the weather information he provides above. We express our gratitude to the witness for submitting the information. PD))