Lightning Strike in Slow Motion
With all the rain and thunderstorm activity we had over the weekend continuing into the week, our chances of seeing some really cool lightning activity are pretty good. Of course, by really cool, I mean off in the distance, nowhere near human beings, and with no ensuing power loss.
A Florida man, Clint Blevins, captured this fascinating piece of video a few days back at Daytona Beach, Florida. By slowing down the video, you get a really cool look at some lightning bolts:
If you thought that was cool, here's some more slo-mo lightning:
And, maybe you're aware of "upward lightning," but I must admit I hadn't heard of it until this morning: