Residents of several Texas towns recently saw their skies filled with floating strands that looked like spider webs. They were visible in the air for five hours, and left light power poles wrapped with sticky strands and fuzzy wads of goo. “It blew my mind. I have never seen anything like it before,” says Lorenzo DeLacerta of Galveston. A spokesman at the National Weather Service says they had no reports of flying webs.
On October 8, wire services reported that “long, floating spider webs” were “bobbing through the skies of Santa Cruz, California?confusing some community members concerned about biological weapons…”.