Where does lightning strike? New maps pinpoint 36.8 million yearly ground strike points in unprecedented detail

Chris Vagasky, University of Wisconsin-Madison, The Conversation
Posted 2/27/24

It’s been a warm day, maybe even a little humid, and the tall clouds in the distance remind you of cauliflower. You hear a sharp crack, like the sound of a batter hitting a home run, or a low rumble reminiscent of a truck driving down the highway. …

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