Sonic Boom

December 22, 2008 2:03:26 PM PST
Visalia Police say a loud sound heard, and felt, throughout the south Valley Monday morning was caused by a jet breaking the sound barrier.Dozens of phone calls came into the Action News from people in Tulare County frightened by the noise.

Police say the sonic boom occurred just after 10:30.

Officials from Visalia Municipal Airport and the Lemoore Naval Air Station said the noise did not come from their facilities.