|Occurred : 11/9/1999 22:49 (Entered as : 11\09\99 22:49)
Reported: 11/20/1999 07:06
Location: El Dorado, KS
|A beam of RED light came out of the clouds, like a flashlight beam in the fog, only very bright and large beam.
I was driving south bound on toll road I35 in Kansas looking a little to the left side of the interstate at milemarker 84.5 when I observed the beam of light project from above the clouds toward the ground. From my vantage point I would guess the top of the beam to be approx. 100 ft. and the bottom to be at least 500 ft. across. It lasted for not more than 3 seconds maybe less. The weather was nice approx. 68 degrees, slight wind, puffy clouds, no fog, best I could tell there were no airplanes in the area I was driving.