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Daylight Fireball Streaks Over Nevada and California

When reports about a meteor make headline news in Los Angeles, it’s time to pay attention. In fact, anything that isn’t associated with a high-speed car chase or the latest celebrity DUI is usually worth paying attention to (take it from me, it doesn’t happen very often). But tonight, local news stations are reporting excited eyewitness accounts of a daytime meteor that ripped through the skies above Nevada and California on Sunday morning.

According to NBC News 4, the daylight meteor was spotted after 8 a.m. PST as it traveled from northern Nevada to California. Eyewitness accounts of the streaking light accompanied by a sonic boom flooded in from Lake Tahoe, El Dorado County, Placer County, Tuolumne County, Amador County and Nevada County.

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