Columns of light dazzle Michigan's night sky

The Detroit News

Gaylord — It's a sight to behold and Thursday night, the conditions were just right.

Rare light pillars were spotted in Michigan cities from Gaylord to Marne, north of Grand Rapids, Traverse City, Flint and Manistique, according to the National Weather Service.

They're caused by an unusual set of conditions that peaked overnight Thursday.

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