In honor of Lightning Safety Week, concluding this Saturday, we proudly present these Five Electrifying Lightning Images. As great as these images are, however, let’s keep in mind some shocking truths about this static-filled force of nature.
So, along with facts from the National Weather Service, here are our Top 5 Lightning Images. Let’s be careful out there …
5. LIGHTNING STRIKES OVER DAISY FIELD
Fact: Lightning can travel five to ten miles horizontally before it strikes the ground or any object that gets in its path.
4. RAIN & THUNDERSTORMS
3. ABSTRACT LIGHTNING IMAGE
2. LIGHTNING STRIKES OAK TREE
1. SUMMER STORM WITH LIGHTNING
Fact: In an average year, there are 25 million lightning flashes in the United States.
Which one’s your favorite? Or, choose your own, out of our 13,000 other lightning images.
Stay safe this summer!