‘Fireball’ sightings reported in NM, TX

December 24, 2013 • Local News

Several residents witnessed what they believe were meteor fireballs streaking across the clear night sky above New Mexico and west Texas Sunday night, according to reports filed Monday.

Witnesses from Santa Fe, Las Cruces, Vaughn, Roswell, El Paso, Lubbock and Paint Rock filed 12 reports with the American Meteor Society, describing brilliant white, yellow and green explosions and flashes.

The sightings were reported to have occurred between 5:45 and 7 p.m.

Joe Ward, of Roswell, was driving south on Seminole Road with his wife, Amy, when they caught sight of a flash of light above.

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