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Occurred : 8/16/2014 21:00 (Entered as : 08/16/14 21:00)
Reported: 8/16/2014 10:46:34 PM 22:46
Posted: 8/22/2014
Location: Rapid City, SD
Shape: Light
Duration:10 minutes
Two yellow/orange flame-like lights hovering in a non-linear pattern and then dimming and traveling upward.

Initially one light was seen in night sky over west edge of Rapid City, from a location near south shore Canyon Lake.

Roughly 2 minutes later a similar second light was noticed traveling upward across the horizon. Both lights hovered in sky and appeared to raise and lower vertically. They were hovering slowly.

They were bright and appeared almost like a flame. They were yellow/orange in color and flickering between very bright and dimming.

Approximately 10 minutes after noticing the first light, both of them traveled upward at an angle and dimmed.

When the flares were dimmed they could still be noticed moving in a non-linear pattern across the horizon, but less pronounced.