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S T A T I C  Lightning striking the Richmond San Rafael Bridge. Cloud-to-ground lightning averages 3-4 miles in length, although much longer bolts (up to 90 miles) have been calculated from photographs.      Read more at http://matadornetwork.com/bnt/47-unearthly-lightning-strikes-pics/#YeHuyH5Od6s2Y78t.99

S T A T I C Lightning striking the Richmond San Rafael Bridge. Cloud-to-ground lightning averages 3-4 miles in length, although much longer bolts (up to 90 miles) have been calculated from photographs. Read more at http://matadornetwork.com/bnt/47-unearthly-lightning-strikes-pics/#YeHuyH5Od6s2Y78t.99

Bonfire in the sky, 2006 in Aberdeen, Scotland, UK | Phot by Justin Green | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.de

Bonfire in the sky, 2006 in Aberdeen, Scotland, UK | Phot by Justin Green | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.de

Strange Atmospheric Phenomena | The World’s Most Amazing and Unusual Weather Phenomenon

Strange Atmospheric Phenomena | The World’s Most Amazing and Unusual Weather Phenomenon

Vinales Valley, Cuba  Photograph by Taylor S. Kennedy, National Geographic    Lightning streaks across the sky over Vinales Valley, Cuba. Lightning can travel up to 93,000 miles (150,000 kilometers) per second and reach temperatures of 54,000 degrees Fahrenheit (30,000 degrees Celsius), more than four times hotter than the surface of the sun.

Vinales Valley, Cuba Photograph by Taylor S. Kennedy, National Geographic Lightning streaks across the sky over Vinales Valley, Cuba. Lightning can travel up to 93,000 miles (150,000 kilometers) per second and reach temperatures of 54,000 degrees Fahrenheit (30,000 degrees Celsius), more than four times hotter than the surface of the sun.

Aurora Borealis.   Looks like God has a new day-glo green Magic Marker...

Aurora Borealis. Looks like God has a new day-glo green Magic Marker...

Yes, sunsets really do look like this on Hood Canal. -By George Stenberg  #alderbrook #unionwa #hoodcanal http://www.alderbrookresort.com/area-activities/hood-canal/

Yes, sunsets really do look like this on Hood Canal. -By George Stenberg #alderbrook #unionwa #hoodcanal http://www.alderbrookresort.com/area-activities/hood-canal/

When Lightning Strikes Sand. Fulgurites (Latin, meaning "thunderbolt")  Sometimes referred to as petrified lightning, they are natural hollow glass tubes formed by lightning strikes in quartzose sand, silica, or soil. (Wikipedpia)

When Lightning Strikes Sand

When Lightning Strikes Sand. Fulgurites (Latin, meaning "thunderbolt") Sometimes referred to as petrified lightning, they are natural hollow glass tubes formed by lightning strikes in quartzose sand, silica, or soil. (Wikipedpia)

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