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Lightning is a sudden electrostatic discharge during an electrical storm between electrically ..... A positive lightning bolt can strike anywhere within several miles of the anvil of the thunderstor...

How wide is lightning? | Reference.com

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The channel of a lightning bolt is only about the width of a pencil, or less than half an inch. However, a lightning bolt appears to be hundreds of feet in length and ...

Lightning

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Apr 10, 2000 ... Spectacular, powerful, and sometimes deadly, lightning is one of the most ... strokes are so fast the eye sees a single flickering lightning bolt. ... All of this energy is contained in a channel about the width of a human thumb.

Lightning Facts and Statistics - WeatherImagery

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Feb 18, 2007 ... The average lightning bolt is 6 miles long, although Cape Canaveral ... The thickness of a lightning bolt is about the size of a silver dollar. It only ...

Facts & Figures all about Lightning. - A . Harfield Ltd

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A tall thunderstorm cloud can hold over a 100 million volts of potential. The voltage potential in a lightning bolt is proportional to its length, and varies depending ...

unusual lightning facts - Stormwise

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How big around is a typical lightning bolt? Answer: About the size of a Quarter to Half-Dollar! Lightning looks so much wider than it really is just because its light ...

How bright is lightning?, How fast does lightning travel?, How wide ...

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How wide is a lightning bolt? Because of the intense glow of light that is emitted from lightning bolts, they may appear much wider than they actually are.

Lightning - HyperPhysics

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Williams says a typical lightning bolt bridges a potential difference (voltage) of several ... Most measurements have been in the range 5,000 to 20,000 amps but a ...

How Big Is a Lightning Bolt? @ Super Beefy

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Jul 25, 2014 ... A lightning bolt may look more than a few feet wide, but what you see when you look at a lightning bolt isn't the bolt itself, but the glowing air ...

What is the average size of a lightning bolt? - Questions & Answers ...

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Aug 21, 2010 ... According to the University of Florida's Lightning Research Group, the size of the typical lightning bolt is about an 1” wide and 5 miles in length.

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Answers archive: Lightning science - USATODAY.com

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Q: What is the size of the average lightning bolt? A: According to lightning expert Martin Uman of the University of Florida's Lightning Resarch Group, the ...

How wide is the average lightning bolt? How is its width measured ...

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Mar 1, 2016 ... A standard (although somewhat archaic) unit of measurement utilized by surveyors is ... Okay, seriously -- the width of a lighting bolt is pretty small; somewhere between the thickness of a pencil and your thumb. It looks wider to ...

Lightning - Review Questions - National Weather Service Southern ...

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1 thousand volts/30 million amps d. 30 million volts/100 thousand e. Lightning is too powerful to measure accurately. 2. How wide is the average lightning bolt?