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Occurred : 7/8/2007 18:52 (Entered as : 07/08/2007 18:52)
Reported: 9/3/2014 1:12:50 PM 13:12
Posted: 9/5/2014
Location: Mt. Rainier National Park, WA
Shape: Disk
Duration:5 minutes
Dark large disc shape hidden in clouds that remained stationary

On this date I was on the way home from hiking on the Paul Peak trail. There is an area to the left of the road outside of Mount Rainier Park in the Mowich Lake area, where they are logging. This area is about three to four miles from the park boundary. The area is bare of trees, so visiblity was unobstructed.

I looked to my left, and saw a set of dark black clouds out in the middle of nowhere. One was cigar shape, level with the terrain and the other was disc shaped directly above the other touching on the right side(from my point of view). The left side of the disc shape was approximately 20 degrees above the other, at an angle, and was much larger. Inside this strange set of black clouds is a clear outline of what looked like a disc, which was completely black.

The average person may say this is just unusual cloud formations, but the problem I have with this is that through the opening on the upper left side, the clouds were rolling into the interior while the rest of the formation remained stationary. In fact, anything else that got close to the opening, got fed into the upper outer edge of the disc shaped cloud. It reminded me of the result of intake motion.

I can just make a good guess of the size of the disc to be 2,000 feet wide and 40 to 50 feet high at the highest point. It is smaller in height towards the outer edge. There was a definite outline visible. It could have been even large than that, it was big. It was hard to tell how much of it was cloud cover. From my point of view, it was high in the sky, at an angle of about 120 degrees from me, almost directly above the logged area.

I snapped a photo with my cell phone, which unfortunatly had a poor camera and it almost completely takes up the whole frame. I watched for about 4-5 minutes and watched the clouds continue to roll into the edge as I described, and remember thinking how weird this was. I drove home, not thinking too much about it because I was really hungry.

Time passed by, and I watched a tv show where they mentioned that UFOS hide in dark clouds, and so I found the old phone to look at the picture I had taken that day. I can still see outline of the disk and the shape in the interior, but it is hard to see the rolling of the clouds on the outer edge. I put a name on this as the cloud eater, because that is what it looks like; a big mouth eating any cloud that gets close to it.

Now that I am afraid of what this might be, I have a phobia of returning to that area. I have had several nightmares because of this, which have now subsided.

If this was an encounter, I would like to know what it was that I saw that day.