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Unexplained “Phoenix Lights” explosion caught live on news broadcast
yahoo ^ | Fri, Mar 9, 2012 | Eric Pfeiffer | The Sideshow

Posted on 03/11/2012 7:06:12 PM PDT by BenLurkin

Phoenix's FOX 10 reporter Andrea Robinson was in the middle of an on-air report when an unexplained, bright white explosion appeared in the distance behind her.

The strange blast was caught on tape and aired live during Robinson's report. At first, news station employees thought the explosion was a transformer. But when FOX 10 checked with local utility providers APS and Salt River Project, they were told no transformers had blown in the area.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: arizona; catastrophism; phoenix
There is video at the link.

Looks like an explosion to me.....

1 posted on 03/11/2012 7:06:15 PM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

It had to be an electrical flash of some kind. It was too short to be chemical. They said there was no lightning in the area. Too me, it looks like it emanated from the ground. But it’s too big to be an electrical transformer. I am betting on some unusual form of lightning.


2 posted on 03/11/2012 7:12:15 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Brilliant

Transdimensional gate ~


3 posted on 03/11/2012 7:16:34 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: BenLurkin

A liberal accidentally listened to Rush Limbaugh.


4 posted on 03/11/2012 7:17:49 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ("The door is open" PALIN 2012)
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To: muawiyah

The Terminator is here.


5 posted on 03/11/2012 7:18:05 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Brilliant
"I am betting on some unusual form of lightning."

Phoenix is the place for it. The weather there is darn weird.

Dry heat though. Just like opening an oven.

6 posted on 03/11/2012 7:18:37 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: BenLurkin
It is a type of lightening in which air molecules move catastrophically to the plasma state. Generally this type of phenomena occurs in areas where the magnetic field has been disrupted.

With the recent solar storms this is a strong possiblity.

7 posted on 03/11/2012 7:20:29 PM PDT by EBH (God Humbles Nations, Leaders, and Peoples before He uses them for His Purpose)
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To: muawiyah

Micro emp. Ask the target if they temporarily lost power. My guess they won’t go public!


8 posted on 03/11/2012 7:22:31 PM PDT by quickquiver (No, means N O.)
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To: BenLurkin

Where is my meth lab? It was here just a second ago.


9 posted on 03/11/2012 7:22:36 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: bigheadfred

LOL.

Can’t stop laughing.

funniest post today. ROFL!!


10 posted on 03/11/2012 7:23:50 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ("The door is open" PALIN 2012)
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To: quickquiver

Also, no noise = no “explosion.”


11 posted on 03/11/2012 7:24:08 PM PDT by quickquiver (No, means N O.)
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To: BenLurkin

Meghan McCain at the all-you-can-eat buffet?


12 posted on 03/11/2012 7:24:32 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: muawiyah
"Transdimensional gate"

"We must get the evidence back to my lab for further testing..."


13 posted on 03/11/2012 7:27:10 PM PDT by wolf24
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To: BenLurkin

I was wondering if it was some sort of light generated by the recording equipment. Something similar to that “beam” shown to be “emanating from” that Mayan pyramid.

But what do I know? I’m a musician.


14 posted on 03/11/2012 7:27:52 PM PDT by Jemian
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To: bigbob

...more like after that heifer lit her fart.


15 posted on 03/11/2012 7:28:25 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj
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To: BenLurkin

Squirrel becoming fried squirrel :-P


16 posted on 03/11/2012 7:28:39 PM PDT by DocRock (All they that TAKE the sword shall perish with the sword. Matthew 26:52 Gun grabbers beware.)
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To: BenLurkin

toasted squirrel


17 posted on 03/11/2012 7:28:46 PM PDT by kanawa
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To: bigheadfred

OK I finally stopped laughing now.

Lol. Sheesh.


18 posted on 03/11/2012 7:28:51 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ("The door is open" PALIN 2012)
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To: Brilliant

It may have been a transformer exploding. I remember a San Francisco Monday night game recently when the lights blew at Candlestick Park, they showed a transformer blowing outside the stadium and it looked an awful lot like the one in the video.


19 posted on 03/11/2012 7:32:42 PM PDT by murron (Proud Mom of a Marine Vet)
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To: UCANSEE2

“The Terminator is here.”

My thoughts exactly.


20 posted on 03/11/2012 7:42:52 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

bttt


21 posted on 03/11/2012 7:45:51 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: BenLurkin

Beavis must have pulled Butthead’s finger!


22 posted on 03/11/2012 7:46:07 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Jemian

It’s obvious that they are using some type of light enhancement on the video, just look at how bright the headlights on the cars are. So, the “big flash” could simply be an artifact of that.


23 posted on 03/11/2012 7:59:08 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: bigheadfred
>"Where is my meth lab? "

Out back next to the Pabst Blue Ribbon?

24 posted on 03/11/2012 8:12:58 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Mohammedan law every woman must belong to a man will delay the end of slavery until Islam has ceased)
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To: BenLurkin

Easy. This is in Arizona. BAD BURRITO!

ALso, the first human launched into orbit without a rocket.

He is now known as an “Asslessnaut”.


25 posted on 03/11/2012 8:15:20 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: BenLurkin

Story is still there, but the video’s gone (for me, anyway)...

CA....


26 posted on 03/11/2012 8:32:59 PM PDT by Chances Are (Seems I've found that silly grin again....)
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To: Brilliant

We don’t have lightening here very often. There was no weather situation here at all when this happened...The west sky where it came from is in the vicinity of Luke AFB and further west is Palo Verde Nuclear plant. Seems like someone would be able to figure out where it came from.

The Blaze had this video on their website and then below it was another video from Russia where the same thing occured some time ago. It was determined that in Russia this identical light was from a nuke plant.


27 posted on 03/11/2012 8:44:19 PM PDT by hope
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To: BenLurkin

So that’s where I left the Tardis!!!


28 posted on 03/11/2012 8:46:28 PM PDT by AZHSer
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To: BenLurkin

Has anyone ever explained the Marfa Lights? (Marfa, Texas, that is.)


29 posted on 03/11/2012 9:15:28 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: BenLurkin
I'm thinking that camera is here, on top of that exit sign looking north. I think I can identify a small group of apt. bldgs. on the other side of the highway in the freeze frame on the video.

At any rate, it's near there.

30 posted on 03/11/2012 9:27:20 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: BenLurkin

I drew a Google Maps line along the apparent POV from the video and came pretty close to the Lake Pleasant hydroelectric plant, so I think that should be on the short list.


31 posted on 03/11/2012 9:52:49 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: BenLurkin

Didn’t Chuck Norris meet with Sheriff Joe that evening? It is possible that when they shook hands the combined he-man force vaporized the air around them for a mile radius. What we saw was a massive release of masculine plasma.


32 posted on 03/11/2012 9:56:17 PM PDT by montag813
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To: montag813

Haaaahahahahahah! thats good


33 posted on 03/11/2012 10:02:28 PM PDT by coincheck (Time is Short, Salvation is for Today)
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To: BenLurkin

UFO pilot choked to death on smog and crashed?


34 posted on 03/11/2012 10:19:39 PM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: BenLurkin
Meteor impact?
35 posted on 03/12/2012 5:05:19 AM PDT by 2001convSVT (Going Galt as fast as I can.)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Twenty five posts and still the obvious is missing. The bright, non chemical, electrical flash was from a disintegrated Volt.


36 posted on 03/12/2012 5:10:28 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: murron

Look at the size of it though. This was not a building sized zap, it was on the horizon and the lighted area covered a mile or so. No transformer could have done that.


37 posted on 03/12/2012 3:06:33 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

LOL!


38 posted on 03/12/2012 3:09:03 PM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: Brilliant

Maybe it was a very big transformer? Or, could it be linked to the solar disturbances that occurred last week? I can’t believe that some news source from that area hasn’t pinpointed what it was.


39 posted on 03/12/2012 3:46:33 PM PDT by murron (Proud Mom of a Marine Vet)
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To: Brilliant

Don’t forget that this is essentially a night vision camera. An extremely bright localized source would generate a wide flare due to forward scattering through the air, and this does not indicate anything like a fireball of that size.


40 posted on 03/12/2012 10:14:38 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: BenLurkin; 75thOVI; agrace; aimhigh; Alice in Wonderland; AndrewC; aragorn; aristotleman; ...
Thanks BenLurkin.



41 posted on 03/18/2012 10:48:54 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him)
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To: BenLurkin

I’m thinking arc welding.


42 posted on 03/18/2012 10:58:01 AM PDT by Gulf War One
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To: SunkenCiv

SPRITE?

http://elf.gi.alaska.edu/sprites.html

A movie of a sprite is available (157K mpeg).

Early research reports for these events referred to them by a variety of names, including “upward lightning,” “upward discharges,” “cloud-to-stratosphere discharges,” and “cloud-to-ionosphere discharges.” Now they are simply referred to as sprites, a whimsical term that evokes a sense of their fleeting nature, while at the same time remaining nonjudgemental about physical processes that have yet to be determined.


43 posted on 03/18/2012 1:23:25 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (FAIR DINKUM!)
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