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Lightning bolts from the blue and the grey

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 08 April 2014 - 09:16 PM

A flash of lightning, its fierce tendrils joining for a split-second the heavens and the Earth, is one of the purest distillations of the awesome power of Mother Nature.

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Posted 08 April 2014 - 09:20 PM

I love lightning shows, from a reasonable distance of course. :w00t:

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Posted 08 April 2014 - 09:44 PM

A bolt from the blue is when lightning from seemlingly no where zaps you out of a clear blue sky. Lightning can travel along way. It happen to a poor guy working at a local golf course.

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Posted 08 April 2014 - 09:45 PM

Having felt the power of lightning once, I recommend a discreet distance.


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Posted 08 April 2014 - 10:16 PM

View PostSundew, on 08 April 2014 - 09:45 PM, said:

Having felt the power of lightning once, I recommend a discreet distance.
Yep had one come a little too close for comfort once - I now keep a very respectful distance from any circumstance that would encourage a bolt to head my way.

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Posted 08 April 2014 - 11:37 PM

Sat in a middle of a humongous one once, ball lightning popping out of the light bulbs, electrified air, massive thunderclaps scaring the living daylights outa me, this while the storm broke over our house, and the missus wanted me to step outside to turn the power box off after the transformer 100 meters down the road had been zapped?
Been looking at her sideways ever since....

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Posted 09 April 2014 - 02:30 AM

We experience a lot of it in the southeastern US but the most beautiful and impressive storm I have ever seen was on the interstate that goes past Portland, Oregon.  It was frightening and awesome at the same time.

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Posted 12 April 2014 - 03:16 AM

Beautiful examples tho.





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