WHNT's weather radar shows an unexplained image that showed up on radar screens Tuesday afternoon. The blob was positioned just above Redstone Arsenal. (Contributed photo/WHNT)
So Why Is Radar Showing A Mysterious Blob Above Redstone Arsenal? No One Seems To Know (Updated) -- al.com
Researchers at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and the National Weather Service are working to figure out why radars are showing a mysterious blob above Redstone Arsenal after 1:45 p.m. today, the Times' news partner WHNT News 19 is reporting.
The anomaly showed up late this afternoon and was centered near the northwest edge of Redstone Arsenal close to Zierdt Road and Madison Boulevard/I-565. WHNT reported it was first believed the radar image was being caused by a damaged substation in the Madison or West Huntsville area.
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WNU Editor: Redstone Arsenal's website is here. More details from Wikipedia are here. As to what is causing that "radar blob" .... I chalk it up to either chaff .... or the space aliens. :)