NUFORC Home Page
Web Report Indexes : by Event Date | by Location | by Shape | by Posting Date

National UFO Reporting Center
Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/14/2016 00:00 (Entered as : 5/14/20162 0:00)
Reported: 5/14/2016 12:38:11 AM 00:38
Posted: 5/20/2016
Location: Portland, OR
Shape: Flash
Duration:30 minutes
Large flashes of light in N.E, Portland.

I was driving from Clackamas to Portland. I decided to drive over the hill through Happy Valley. As I was driving up the hill, I saw a huge flash of light that lit up the whole sky around the hill. As I'm driving down the hill by Willamette National Cemetery, I saw another flash of light. Then again, as I'm headed west on Foster towards 205. Driving North on 205 I saw another flash. I get off the freeway headed towards Columbia BLVD and as Im turning to go west on Columbia I saw like a lightning bolt. As I'm driving west on columbia BLVD I get out my phone and start recording. I saw one more flash the weird thing is we've had no thunder and lightening today. This was very strange to me.


((NUFORC Note: I was in McMinnville, OR, on the date indicated, and there was a very active lightning storm in progress, at the time indicated by the witness. The flashes the witness alludes to may very well have been lightning, we believe. PD))

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))