I suppose strange coincidences do happen. Here we have three different types of sounds with the same location and close dates.
February 3rd: Let’s start with this article and video from cbs5az.com, Gilbert residents awake to loud noise from generating station.
The witness in the news clip says:
“I just thought maybe there was something catastrophic that was going to happen, no warning, no nothing so it was kind of pretty frightening,” said Von Hurst.
The noise started at 7:00am and lasted 20 minutes and was described as a hissing noise like hot air balloons, or standing behind a JET plane. The news claims the source was from a nearby hydro turbine power plant and they’re pleased to remind you they figured it out. The company actually issued a statement saying a unit went offline and vented steam that made a loud noise.
Mr. Hurst actually recorded the sound on his phone. I looked hard for this recording on Youtube but I suppose it’s now property of the news station. Unfortunately, the drone of the newscaster only allows us to hear two seconds of the recording. But that’s enough for me because it sounds like a “sky roar” (see example here). The power plant is half a mile away according to the news. Mr. Horst says it sounded like it was right on top of his house. This is a common statement made by many people who’ve experienced this type of sky event. A witness says the same thing about house hovering here.
Would a power plant venting steam really be that loud from half a mile away? You can tell by the video in the news piece that it’s very loud. I’m skeptical. What’s up with all this loud industrial venting going on anyway, like here. I don’t buy it. Why doesn’t the news let us hear the sound instead of chatter. (I don’t mean a conspiracy, I mean why can’t they shut up so I can hear it!) The news explanation is perfectly reasonable, but if you’ve been following this blog you know that we’ve been seeing a lot of examples of “sky roars”. See a lesson on types here.
INSERT 1/8: FROM BOB IN THE COMMENTS: I think there might be something to this phenomena and all, but I’m not sure it´s such a good idea to start thinking doubting so much official explainations, it’s a sure way to become a paranoid nutjob. Like “why doesn’t the news run a full minute of the audio live” etc…Everything will start to seemingly point to conspiracy and menace, I’ve been there many times in the past, not a great place to go…Anyway, great work on the site.
MY RESPONSE: Good point, however, the media comes up with lame excuses just to prove they have the answers. They are not to be trusted. Like the dubbed video in the Costa Rica incident and some of the stupid things they come up with involving sky booms here and here. Look at the Oshawa redacted statement from the news here. They have lot’s of power and can start wars. People don’t like open ended arguments so they grab any explanation. Hell, look at all the videos they’ve shown using sky noise I’ve proven to be fake. The media doesn’t purposely distort, but I don’t think they have all the answers. As far as Malaysia goes I don’t not believe the researchers but it’s the people that don’t agree. As a result of documenting this stuff we have the exact same sounds in Sweden and Oshawa.
So it’s not about conspiracy, it’s that the media makes shit up to get viewers. They couldn’t have very well shown the video Mr. Hurst produced and said “well this is odd.” No they must come up with an answer, otherwise it’s chaos. I’m not here to say if it’s true or not, but often their excuses have holes and common sense tells you things don’t make sense. So to repeat, no conspiracy, just grabbing anything they can grab. Now for the purposes of this site being a journal, often another incident will occur contradicting them. So we shall see.
MORE AFTER THE JUMP…
January 28th: Next up from Scottsdale which is about 7 miles from Gilbert, we have two videos shot by different people. This is what I call a “twin” (see here). It just means the same sound was recorded around the same time, date or location by two people. It’s very solid evidence that a video is real. No reason to think these two below aren’t real. They’re very boring by sky noise standards. One of the witnesses describe it as a strange atmospheric “booming, thunderous, explosive” sound. It occurred Saturday, January 28th from 10 to 10:30 pm. Some YT commenters think it sounds like fireworks. Perhaps, but I can find no celebrations from that date. I can’t decide if it sounds like thunder or fireworks. They point out that the skies were clear. Anyway, it disturbed the witnesses enough that they decided to film it. There was a house fire/explosion on Sunday but it doesn’t line up with the date. Plus the sound in these videos is ongoing.
February 5: Not sure about this one. It was filmed on February 5th in Gilbert. The same place as the steam incident above. It’s very weird and very short. I am not sure how to describe the noise. I’m including it because of it’s date and location.
The Youtube description says:
We came home tonight and heard this strange sound in the sky. It sounded like we were on Lost. (an American TV show.)
In the video he says, “Are you scared Gabby?” She says, “It’s moving…we do live by the airport.” Laughing he says, “Where’s the smoke monster at?” I guess this implies he thinks it’s an alarm. Her comments imply she doesn’t. I think she says, “You know we left the baby in the car.” I laughed out loud at this.
This seems real but is it a sky noise or an alarm.
I’ve never before seen in my months of tracking this stuff, three different sound event videos in one small area. Coincidence? Are the gods playing with us? (That was a joke.) You can make your own conclusions about these three unrelated sound events in the same location.