Planes, Snow or UFOs?

Did you see the strange lights in the skies across our region Wednesday night? We may have an answer as to what they are.

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Strange lights were seen in the skies across the region Wednesday night.
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Meteorologist Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz has a theory to explain these strange lights in the sky over our area.
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It was most likely the weather phenomenon called Virga, which is snow that does not reach the ground.
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In the daytime you can see Virga clearly, but normally you are unable to it at night because of darkness and cloud cover.
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In this case, the sky was clear to the east so the moon may have been able to illuminate the Virga.
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You see different colors because of the ice crystals falling from the sky as the light refracts off.
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Some thought these may be the Northern Lights, but we do not believe they are for two reasons. The Northern Lights are inactive at this time and some people were seeing the lights in the southern sky.
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Did you see the lights? Send us your comments below.
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