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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.

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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.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?

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Apr 27, 2014 ... 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 ...

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May 14, 2014 ... How does lightning travel through the air? New research from the University of Reading suggests that energetic particles from the sun could be ...

www.planet-science.com/categories/over-11s/natural-world/2012/06/what-causes-lightning.aspx

How does lightning form? Lightning is an electric current. To make this electric current, first you need a cloud. When the ground is hot, it heats the air above it.

wrbl.com/2015/11/20/where-does-lightning-come-from-and-how-does-it-form

Nov 20, 2015 ... COLUMBUS, Ga. This week, Carmen Rose answers a question from Nick Brundidge from Columbus, GA. His question is, where does lightning ...

www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-lightning.htm

Do not lay flat, because it can give lightning a better chance of strike you. ... Most cloud-to-ground lightning strikes come from the negatively charged bottom of ...

www.bowdoin.edu/~dfrancis/askanerd/thunderLightening

Jun 16, 1999 ... Does one cause the other, and which one really comes first? I've heard that thunder really comes first but that because lightning travels faster ...