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Occurred : 8/22/1999 22:00 (Entered as : 08/22/99 22:00)
Reported: 8/24/1999 23:57
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Hwy 199, CA
Shape: Fireball
Duration::30
A brilliant bluish/white ball of fire that looked at first like a comet streaking across the sky but than turned and came directly towards our car. It was round like a full moon. It became fuzzy/misty looking and streaked light in different directions as it dissappeared behind some trees.

We were driving west on Hwy 199 a very rural mountainous road. It was about 15 miles away from the first event my husband and I had witnessed. The girls and I kept our eyes peeled on the sky to see if we would see the first object again. We were looking toward the mountain range in the north east off to our right. I suddenly saw a fuzzy white object that then began to streak brilliantly through the corridor heading east. It first looked like a comet or meteor but then it turned towards the direction of our car and quickly changed appearance to a huge bright blue and white firey ball. As I said coming right towards us. It moved very fast, then it began to look misty at the top of the ball and seemed to streak light in different directions. I could see the light through the trees as it dissapated and then disappeared. Needless to say we were just totally blown away. The girls and I all had the sense that the ball was coming AT us. I felt like it was aware of us. We all described what we saw the same way. Our background is: My husband is a pastor. I am a homemaker. The girls are in highschool and are A students. By the way it was a really clear and beautiful night, you could clearly see the stars. We are all just amazed at what we saw..