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Jul 28, 2014 02:06 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Sunday's fatal lightning strike at Venice Beach is a tragic reminder of how important it is to be safe during a thunderstorm. Continue reading →
Jul 16, 2014 01:23 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A massive line of thunderstorms can be unnerving, but squall lines, as meteorologists call them, are a fairly common phenomenon during the summer season. Continue reading →
Jun 5, 2014 05:30 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Midwestern thunderstorms this week brought baseball-sized hail that tore holes in roofs and totaled cars.
May 18, 2014 06:30 AM ET
Lightning happens when there's a buildup of electricity in clouds, right? Wrong. Trace reports on a new study that found that thunderstorms are actually caused by the sun!
Feb 21, 2014 06:31 PM ET // Denise Chow, LiveScience
It might seem strange to have tornadoes in winter, but it's actually quite normal, experts say.
Apr 10, 2013 07:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Dark lightning, flashes of gamma rays that occur at altitudes in which commercial aircraft fly, doesn’t produce much light, but it does produce radiation.