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Lightning strike - Wikipedia

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A lightning strike is an electric discharge between the atmosphere and an earth- bound object. ..... A person injured by lightning does not carry an electrical charge, and can be safely handled to ap...

Where will lightning strike? | Science News for Students

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Sep 16, 2014 ... Around the world, lightning occurs about 100 times every second of every day. Most of those strikes don't touch anyone. But lightning does ...

Severe Weather 101: Lightning FAQ

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Does lightning strike from the sky down, or the ground up? The answer is both. Cloud-to-ground lightning comes from the sky down, but the part you see comes  ...

NWS Lightning Safety: Five Ways Lightning Strikes People

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A side flash (also called a side splash) occurs when lightning strikes a taller ... Metal does not attract lightning, but it provides a path for the lightning to follow.

How to Avoid being Struck by Lightning - Strike One Lightning Photos

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Lightning strikes the tallest object (the tree) and down the side of the tree the ... I can't be sure why lightning does this but in anycase, don't stand on a beach ...

Where Are You Most Likely To Get Struck By Lightning? | The ...

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Mar 13, 2014 ... It's no surprise that the top five, which each saw more than 50 lightning strikes between 1995 and 2011, were in the south. “In the United States, ...

Why does lightning strike from the ground-up? - Earth Science Stack ...

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Apr 27, 2014 ... The enlightening image below is of a lightning strike slowed down at ... Why does this final "ground-up" strike occur and why is it so much ...

Where in the world does lightning strike the most? : TreeHugger

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May 5, 2016 ... In a new study using 16 years of satellite data, NASA reveals that the number one spot gets almost 300 thunderstorms per year; these other ...

Lightning FAQ - Does lightning travel upward or downward? :: Storm ...

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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 ...

Where LightningStrikes | Science Mission Directorate

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Dec 5, 2001 ... Left: A lightning bolt strikes the Atlantic Ocean near Florida. According to a ... And where does lightning strike most frequently? Central Africa.