WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WFMY) – Did you see it? A bright shooting star streaking across the sky Tuesday night.
That’s exactly what Chris Mattingly caught on his dashcam while driving along Silas Creek Parkway in Winston-Salem.
The very bright meteors are also called “fireballs” since they light up the sky. Meteors appear as a streak of fire in the sky while entering the atmosphere from space. WFMY News 2’s Chief Meteorologist Tim Buckley said the Orionid Meteor Shower peaked this weekend, so this is likely tied to that meteor shower.