Light Pillars Shine in Western Kansas as Temperature Plummets

Light pillars shone in the sky above Goodland, Kansas, on Wednesday, February 22, as the temperature fell to -1 degree Fahrenheit, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

This timelapse footage from NWS Goodland shows a stream of parallel lights shining in the sky.

According to the NWS, light pillars develop as a result of ice crystals slowly falling through the air, reflecting light off them. Credit: NWS Goodland, Kansas via Storyful

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