This video is 10 hours long but if you only watch the first 30 seconds you will see the power of lightning. I always look forward to the spring storms especially the thunder & lightning ones.
One day when I was a kid I was out on our stoop when lightning struck the roof. Since it was a small space with a tin roof I was deaf for a little while but instead of fearing it I just gained that much respect for it.
I chose video's to share because a picture just does not really show the power inherent in a lightning strike. This next one though is a lesson along with a spectacular display.
Pecos Bill has a lot of video lessons about lightning as well as tornados and other items in mother natures arsenal. Check him out.