DEVELOPING: People across Central Alabama report hearing a loud boom

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — People across the central Alabama area from Jefferson County to St. Clair County are reporting hearing a loud boom this afternoon.

Sgt. Self with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office tells us they still don’t know what it was.

St. Clair County EMA is reporting that the loud boom may have resulted from a meteor re-entry, though that information is not confirmed.

Possibly a meteor re-entry. Not confirmed. Will post info as available.

This story will be updated as we work to learn more.

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