January 30th, 2016 Update: Reports of strange sounds in Texas continue
December 2014 Update: Strange sounds return to Texas and world.
You may be familiar with the Taos hum or the recent wave of weird rumbling sounds heard across the country, including Texas. Well, most recently, this humming sound - which only a minority of unfortunate Texans are able to hear - popped up in Round Rock, and now people in Cedar Park and McAllen are sharing their tales.
Here's testimony from a McAllen resident, given to Lights in the Texas Sky:
Hi I read your article on the "Hum" and just wanted to say that I live in Mcallen, TX and I can hear it here too. I've lived in two separate locations within the last year here in the same town and I have heard it at both. I'm a student so I study late at night usually from midnight to sometimes 5am. I notice the sound also usually around 2-3am...it really hurts my ears and gives me a bad headache. I've woken up my boyfriend to listen for it but he never hears it. I figured maybe I was just able to pick up a different frequency....but it's strange that it only happens within that time frame. I had to start listening to music to drown out the sound because it was really unbearable for me.
And one from Cedar Park, also given to Lights in the Texas Sky:
We live in Cedar Park, which is not far from Round Rock, TX. I have been hearing a low rumbling, noise that sounds very much like the noises that are being heard in Round Rock, TX. I have asked my Mother many times, if she hears it, and she sometimes does and sometimes doesn't. It is always late at night between 11:00-2:00 when I hear it. I cannot pinpoint the exact area it is coming from because it seems to emanate from below the ground or in the sky. It is loud, constant and luckily I don't hear it in my bedroom, which is on the North side of the house (I hear the noises only outside on the South side of the house). I sure would like to know what is making these noises, if you find out please let us know.
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