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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lightning

Lightning is a sudden electrostatic discharge that occurs during a thunderstorm. This discharge ..... In some cases, a ground to cloud (GC) lightning flash may originate from a positively charged region on the ground below a storm.

www.nssl.noaa.gov/education/svrwx101/lightning/faq

A “Bolt from the Blue” is a cloud-to-ground flash which typically comes out of the back side of the ... Does lightning strike from the sky down, or the ground up?

earthscience.stackexchange.com/questions/580/why-does-lightning-strike-from-the-ground-up

Why does this final "ground-up" strike occur and why is it so much ... Cloud-to- ground lightning comes from the sky down, but the part you see ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Where+Does+Lightning+Come+from%3F&v=6NZ7BollRo4
Aug 25, 2009 ... Spectacular views of lighting from the ground up. From Discovery Channel's amazing "Raging Planet" series.

www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/home/F_What_Causes_Lightning_Flash.html

Dec 9, 2007 ... He wanted to prove that lightning is a form of electricity. We know ... How does this "electricity" form? What do You Need to Make Lightning?

www.physlink.com/education/askexperts/ae120.cfm

First of all, to be vague, it comes from both but starts in the cloud. A combination of air currents and moving ice and water particles in the cloud causes positive ...

www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/basics-thunder-and-lightning

Thunder's a wonder, but lightning is frightening. Meteorologist Al Peterlin ... Does lightning come up from the ground or down from the sky? Al Peterlin: Both.

www.quora.com/Where-does-lightning-come-from-the-ground-or-the-sky

The answer is both. Cloud-to-ground lightning comes from the sky down, but the part you see comes from the ground up. A typical cloud-to-ground flash lowers a  ...

wxguys.ssec.wisc.edu/2011/06/26/q-does-lightning-travel-from-the-earth-to-the-sky-or-from-the-sky-downward

Jun 26, 2011 ... Lightning travels both ways. Lightning is a huge electrical discharge that results from vigorous motions that occur in thunderstorms. Lightning ...

stormhighway.com/does_lightning_travel_upward_or_downward.php

The answer is BOTH: There are distinct types of lightning strikes to earth that can travel in either direction - cloud-to-ground lightning and ground-to-cloud ...