Heart-shaped fallstreak hole surprises residents of Houston, Texas

This beautiful heart-shaped fallstreak hole appeared in the sky of Houston, Texas on January 17, 2016…

And baffled many skywatchers.

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One day after tubular clouds rolled across Texas, a heart-shaped hole punch cloud unexpectedly appeared in the sky of Houston.

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The love message in the sky was spotted on Houston’s northwest side.

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Fallstreak holes are also called hole punch clouds.

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They occur when clouds composed of supercooled water droplets suddenly turn into ice and fall through the sky.

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A passing plane is usually the catalyst that sets off the chain reaction leading to this beautiful sight in the sky.

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Is it a message or a sign that it’s almost Valentine’s? Well I doubt this one was made by an airplane…

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