Chinese Balloon Reportedly Spotted Over St. Louis, MO

Local media outlets have reported the possible sighting of the Chinese balloon over the city of St. Louis as it continues to drift eastward. The balloon is believed to have passed by Whiteman AFB earlier in the day after drifting over Kansas City.

A trajectory model published by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows several potential path the suspected military ISR balloon can travel. United States military officials have not commented or confirmed the location of the balloon or its current trajectory, having noted the aircraft is maneuverable.