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Lightning strikes #195262
07/22/10 06:28 PM
07/22/10 06:28 PM
Alan Belson  Offline OP
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Re: Lightning strikes [Re: Alan Belson] #195264
07/22/10 09:52 PM
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Alan:
thanks for te link!
Along the same note, over here (NJ) during a t'storm Tuesday lightning struck a home, and ignited a small fire in the attic/roof area. A gentleman walking to his house stopped to watch the firefighters, and he was struck & killed by a second strike! News article said it may have had something to do with the metal brace on his leg, pending autopsy results.



John
Re: Lightning strikes [Re: HotLine1] #195278
07/23/10 08:28 AM
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harold endean  Offline
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John,

I have several crazy lightning stories that I have seen. It would take some time to explain how/why they happened. Like the time a lightning bolt hit the side of the house, put a hole in the siding, and hit an old shot gun laying in the closet behind the siding. Nothing else was hit on this occasion.

Re: Lightning strikes [Re: harold endean] #195402
07/30/10 10:25 AM
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Alan Belson  Offline OP
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Last edited by Alan Belson; 07/30/10 10:25 AM.

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Re: Lightning strikes [Re: Alan Belson] #195408
07/31/10 12:40 AM
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I assume the parts that almost look like film grain are cloud to cloud discharges?


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