Santa Seen in Free Fall over San Francisco after Fiery Crash
An enormous explosion and firey streak were seen in the sky over San Francisco on Tuesday evening at approximately 5:40pm. The explosion and resulting clouds were so bright they were witnessed as far away as Southern California, and all the way to Lake Tahoe. Thousands of observers posted images, video and questions on social media.
@NASA what did just happened in the Bay Area sky?@kron4news @CNN @SpaceX #bayarea #SanFrancisco #sanfranciscobayarea pic.twitter.com/RgrA6KqBeZ
— Bruno Solis (@brunosolis) December 20, 2018
I’m almost afraid to ask. Saw a brief explosion in the sky that fell and then this was the aftermath. What was this? #SanFrancisco #lights pic.twitter.com/Dv1fPVkwrJ
— JM (@lydiacopak) December 20, 2018
I'm sure you all have heard of of this this morning it's been all over the news nationally but I actually witnessed it and capture the picture of it last night in Lake Tahoe California
Mysterious Cloud Trail Over California Was A Meteor Trail pic.twitter.com/ii6JZySFqk
— Dead_Dog_Rising (@rising_dog) December 20, 2018
Initially, many assumed they were seeing the planned spy satellite launch out of Vandenberg Airforce Base, but that launch was canceled last minute due to safety concerns. So what really happened?
Launch Alert: we have declared a scrub for today's launch of the #DeltaIVHeavy. We will set up for a 24 hour recycle and the next launch attempt will be 12/20 at 5:31pm PST.
— ULA (@ulalaunch) December 20, 2018
The National Weather Service Bay Area tried to claim that the blast was only a large meteor hitting earth’s atmosphere and the resulting ‘swirly’ cloud formation was caused by high altitude wind patterns, also known as a ‘Noctilucent Clouds’ formation (explained here). Then the Lick Observatory (located East of San Jose) attempted to explain the blast in a similar fashion. Once again blaming a meteor.
A bright meteor was visible in the skies over the Bay Area shortly after sunset this evening, leaving a bright trail…
Posted by Lick Observatory on Wednesday, December 19, 2018
But, Brokeassstuart.com, has now uncovered what really happened. By using the ‘zoom’ feature in Photoshop, you can clearly see Santa Clause in free fall underneath the explosion. It is as of yet unclear what caused the accident, but using our imaginations we deduced that Santa hit something on his sleigh during a pre-Christmas practice run, causing him to spiral out of control.
Sources in the Sunset District of San Francisco reported seeing a very angry Santa covered in soot walking up and down Ocean Beach on his cellphone. When questioned by observers, Kringle reportedly mumbled something about the soot being from a ‘chimney’, and ‘NOT’ from running into an Amazon drone blowing up his sleigh.
For more info on the “Meteor”, checkout the Lick Observatory on Facebook or the NOAA site.