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Occurred : 7/22/2016 00:00 (Entered as : 07/22/16 0:00)
Reported: 7/25/2016 1:02:55 AM 01:02
Posted: 8/2/2016
Location: Seattle, WA
Shape: Unknown
Duration:3 hours
Strange flashes of light on a clear night in Sno-King area of WA.

At around midnight, I started watching a movie on television. For the record, the movie was "Straight Out Of Compton", which I mention only to disway any notions that I was watching anything related to the paranormal and my imagination got the best of me; thoughts of UFOs were very far from my mind!

Just to the left of my TV is a large, south-facing window that I keep open this time of year. While there are a few tall but thin trees across the street from me, I have a pretty good view of the sky from where I was sitting (on my couch).

There was not a cloud in the sky this night. Out of the corner of my eye, I saw what I initially thought was a distant lightning strike as the entire skyline lit up enough to put the trees in silhouette. But.... no thunder... I dismissed it, believing perhaps a distant power transformer had popped...even though the hue of the light was markedly blue.

Ten to fifteen minutes later, it happened again. At this point i! dismissed it as some kind of visual distortion... it was late...perhaps i had my eyes open too long and glanced at the window and imagined the flash...and as I was looking out the window, it happened again.

My cat started going berserk about this time. Normally, he is lazy. Suddenly he was all about chasing invisible things, and meowing incessently.

This went on until approximately 3am, at seemingly irregular intervals. I finally decided to get up, go outside with ALL of my house lights off and look to the sky to make sure I was actually seeing what I thought I was seeing. I noticed that the dogs in the neighborhood were quite vocal, which is unusual.

I was nearly finished with my cigarette, when *FLASH* it happened again. I immediately activated the stop watch on my iphone to see if in fact the flashes were occurring at regular intervals or not...and, of course, not a single other flash happened after that...

I did not see any *craft* per se, but this was bizarre... and after reading the post from thie person in Renton on the same night at the same time, I felt highly compelled to let them know that they were not alone in seeing this strangeness.

Renton is to the south of me, so it stands to reason we saw the same phenomenon.