Thousands of people in Northwest woke to a huge streaking flash in the sky early Tuesday morning. According to the Oregonian.com the Federal Aviation Administration, after talking to air traffic controllers, is reported the flash was a meteor. There have been reports from those who saw the flash as far away as Clarkston, Lewiston, Republic, Wenatchee, Hayden and Troy, Idaho, and Missoula, Montana.
Various websites reported eyewitnesses all across the Northwest saying the flash looked like anything from summer lightning, a meteor, a rocket, a satellite, or just an exploding transformer. Several other viewers reported feeling a sonic boom moments after the flash in the sky. READ MORE