Loud Bangs, Meteor??

THE AMS has received hundreds of reports of a meteor and fireball around same time the storms moving in. https://fireball.amsmeteors.org/members/imo_view/event/2024/1923

We believe the loud bangs were cause by Rapid cooling in the atmosphere causes warm air to crash – crashing warm and cold air in a rapid intensifying cold front causes boom like sounds.

That sound you heard was a ‘COOL’ weather phenomenon also called a cold boom. 

Now have you ever heard of a “cold boom”?  Technically known as a cryoseismic boom.  The boom sound is created by a cryoseism, which is a mini explosion caused by the rapid expansion of frozen water. While considered harmless, these cryoseismic booms certainly caused a stir waking several people from their slumber

Special weather alert

A gust front will impact portions of New Castle, northern Salem, Camden, southwestern Mercer, Gloucester, Burlington, southeastern Montgomery, southeastern Bucks, Chester, Philadelphia and Delaware Counties through 945 PM EDT…

At 903 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a gust front over Radnor Township, or 11 miles west of Philadelphia, moving southeast at 65 mph.

HAZARD…Wind gusts up to 40 mph.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects.