Likely Meteor Dazzles Metro Detroit

Meteorologists suspect a widely observed flash across the Tuesday night sky was a meteor, not lightning.

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A thunder-like boom sounded and a light flashed across the metro Detroit sky last Tuesday night, alarming and dazzling observers. Meteorologists said the phenomenon was most likely not weather-related, but a meteor streaking across the atmosphere. Many observers caught the unusual event on video and shared it widely on social media.