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Mysterious booms worry Osceola, Polk residents
baynews9.com ^ | Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 10:25 PM | Bakari Savage, Reporter

Posted on 03/25/2014 1:57:37 PM PDT by BenLurkin

We’ve gotten email after email, not to mention Facebook posts, from people who say they're hearing a boom around the same time every night. Not even the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office has an answer.

“It was like a ‘BOOM!’ Then, the windows kinda shook,” said Kissimmee resident Daryl Mercado.

“A loud BOOM sound…like they throwed a bomb,” explained young AJ.

His mother, Lori Chezem, said, “Loud booms. It reminds me of when the space shuttle used to come in -- the Sonic Boom.”

Kids and adults alike are talking about it. But what exactly is it?

Chezem is in St. Cloud and was one of the people who emailed us about these mysterious booms. We’re also hearing from people in Kissimmee and even as far away as Haines City in Polk County

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TOPICS: Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: florida

1 posted on 03/25/2014 1:57:37 PM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

“It reminds me of when the space shuttle used to come in — the Sonic Boom.”

http://www.johnspeedie.com/healy/Uh_Yeah.mp3


2 posted on 03/25/2014 1:58:49 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: F15Eagle

Central florida


4 posted on 03/25/2014 2:00:52 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: BenLurkin

Was it followed with “Out Go the Lights”?


6 posted on 03/25/2014 2:01:39 PM PDT by freedomlover
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To: F15Eagle

It’s about equidistant from Hillsbourgh, Pasco and Citrus.

8^)


7 posted on 03/25/2014 2:02:13 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

So just where did this take place?


8 posted on 03/25/2014 2:02:28 PM PDT by mountainlion
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To: F15Eagle

Seriously though...I think this is Florida.


9 posted on 03/25/2014 2:02:38 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

FRACKING! It MUST be FRACKING! We’re all gonna DIE!


10 posted on 03/25/2014 2:03:32 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: BenLurkin

We used to hear sonic booms when I was a kid all the time.


13 posted on 03/25/2014 2:04:39 PM PDT by exnavy (Fish or cut bait ...Got ammo, Godspeed!)
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To: JimRed

sure it isn’t flight 370?


14 posted on 03/25/2014 2:05:31 PM PDT by ican'tbelieveit
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To: F15Eagle

Someone set them up the bomb.


15 posted on 03/25/2014 2:07:26 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

CANNON PRACTICE!!


16 posted on 03/25/2014 2:07:32 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: BenLurkin

This is sinkhole country....I would not be surprised if it’s a geological phenomenon....

Collapsing soil / rock into the water table...vibrating up into the soil. ...

JMO...though ...I really how no idea...


17 posted on 03/25/2014 2:10:16 PM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: BenLurkin

Hope they made their time.


18 posted on 03/25/2014 2:10:21 PM PDT by SpinnerWebb (IN-SAPORIBVS-SICVT-PVLLVM)
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To: BenLurkin

In Death Valley the wind makes booming noises as it blows over the dunes.


19 posted on 03/25/2014 2:11:06 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: BenLurkin
Sonic Boom

That's the economic activity generated when a drive-in restaurant moves into the neighborhood.

It's a good thing.

20 posted on 03/25/2014 2:11:14 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: BenLurkin

Moochelle...putting her foot down!


21 posted on 03/25/2014 2:18:19 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing -- Socrates)
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To: BenLurkin
Haven't heard anything here in west Marion Co. We HAVE seen quite a few choppers flying very low the past few months (not military looking).
22 posted on 03/25/2014 2:19:59 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: RoosterRedux

Noticed in a photo from China that the oldest daughter of the First Caboose has inherited the characteristic.


23 posted on 03/25/2014 2:23:44 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn...)
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To: BenLurkin
It's just the NSA collecting audio....for your protection.


24 posted on 03/25/2014 2:31:39 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: freedomlover

That would be a BOOM BOOM!


25 posted on 03/25/2014 2:36:12 PM PDT by DanielRedfoot (Creepy Ass Cracker)
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To: BenLurkin

Where is the “It’s Aliens” image?


26 posted on 03/25/2014 2:45:44 PM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (What we need is to sucker the fedthugs into a "Tiananmen Square"-like incident on the National Mall!)
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To: BenLurkin

We hear something like this frequently.

Ft Stewart is about 30 miles SW of here and 155mm guns do make the windows rattle.


27 posted on 03/25/2014 2:50:36 PM PDT by Conan the Librarian (The Best in Life is to crush my enemies, see them driven before me, and the Dewey Decimal System)
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To: BenLurkin

Sorry. Chili for lunch. I didn’t know sound carried that far.


28 posted on 03/25/2014 2:59:35 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: spel_grammer_an_punct_polise

29 posted on 03/25/2014 3:01:38 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

Well, there’s not a single seismic event in Florida that would register an explosion (mining, excavation, etc.).

So it’s either military (ground, filtered from USGS data), or airborne.

If it rattles windows and isn’t felt as a tremor, it’s aircraft. Rather academic.


30 posted on 03/25/2014 3:03:49 PM PDT by logi_cal869
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To: BenLurkin
“A loud BOOM sound…like they throwed a bomb,” explained young AJ.

I throwed up a little when I read that.

31 posted on 03/25/2014 3:12:06 PM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: BenLurkin

I'm not saying it's beans.

But it's beans!


32 posted on 03/25/2014 3:19:38 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: RightGeek

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WoM2bHfr48


33 posted on 03/25/2014 3:23:09 PM PDT by PLMerite
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To: BenLurkin

This is just another case of the media not knowing it’s butt from a hole in the ground.

This location is only a few miles from The Avon Park Bombing Range.

Yes folks a real live bombing range for the Fast Mover community.

So ya think a 2000 lb bomb won’t make a noise?


34 posted on 03/25/2014 3:30:10 PM PDT by Ocoeeman (Reformed Rocked Scientist)
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To: RoosterRedux
Moochelle...putting her foot down!

I thought that was the sound made when she put her .....er, when she sat down.

35 posted on 03/25/2014 3:43:44 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Zeppo
“A loud BOOM sound…like they throwed a bomb,” explained young AJ.

I throwed up a little when I read that.

I know what you mean but in reading the Mother's comments she sounded literate, so maybe young AL is, well, just young.

36 posted on 03/25/2014 3:47:20 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: exnavy

We used to hear sonic booms when I was a kid all the time

I did too. I haven’t thought about sonic booms in years!


37 posted on 03/25/2014 4:21:30 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: SpinnerWebb

All your boom are belong to us.


38 posted on 03/25/2014 4:34:10 PM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: BenLurkin

I couldn’t help but notice she is wearing a bikini made from picnic basket material. No further comments will be offered.


39 posted on 03/25/2014 5:19:29 PM PDT by chulaivn66 (Semper Fidelis)
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To: dandiegirl

In Houston, too, when fighter jets go Mach. It would rattle the fish in the aquariums.


40 posted on 03/25/2014 5:28:06 PM PDT by txhurl
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To: Ocoeeman
During WWII, B-17s practiced bombing runs at Avon Park Bombing Range, and flew out nearby Sebring, FL.

One aging bombardier tells of a night run, they were to look for three lights that formed a triangle where they should drop their next bomb. The bomb fell harmlessly, as it was filled with sand, but they'd scored a perfect shot on Avon Park's Post Office!

​​≡≡8-O

41 posted on 03/25/2014 5:36:57 PM PDT by Does so ("Miranda Warnings" and loss of "Common-Law Marriage" = 2 Big Mistakes...)
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To: BenLurkin

42 posted on 03/25/2014 7:42:34 PM PDT by JRios1968 (I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
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