August 6th, 2018 Update: Since this story has circulated online, some people have offered up simple explanations like "radar glitch," while others have offered up more imaginative explanations like bats (apparently weather radar does detect bats!). Of course, some suggest things far more suspicious, like clandestine activity from HAARP. Here's another idea. Could this be a meteor? Bats should show up as green specks, not purple specks, but weather radar is known to detect meteorite falls as well, so perhaps this was an explosion caused by a falling space rock? There was indeed a report of a meteor seen in the vicinity earlier in the day. As always, share your thoughts on this in the comments or on social media!
A very large, round...something...appeared briefly over Texas, according to weather radar. YouTuber MrMBB333 noticed the anomaly on two different weather radars (www.intellicast.com/ and https://www.windy.com/-Weather_radar-radar);
Do you have thoughts on this find? Did weather radar capture something unexplained, or could this just be a glitch? Share your thoughts on this and more in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram!