Last night around 9:30 - 10 there was quite a show! I believe this was the most lightning that I have ever seen at once in an hour's time.
As usual, we were outside hanging out and talking to our neighbors. That is when we noticed the storm appeared to be moving north and possibly a bit to the west...
The storms rolling across Larimer County this afternoon are packing quite a wallop. We're hearing reports of flooding, road closures and mudslides in Rist Canyon and in the High Park burn area. As well as scary news of ten people getting struck by lightning in Wellington.
Last weekend, an Emirates Airbus 380 was struck by a jagged bolt of lightning as it began its descent into London's Heathrow Airport. Luckily, none of the passengers aboard were harmed, and the plane made it safely to the ground.
Believe it or not, airplanes generally sustain a couple of lightning strikes per year, and are designed so that their bodies act as a conductor, allowing the lightning to