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Daytime Lightning

Severe Storm beyond Oklahoma Wheat

Severe Storm beyond Oklahoma Wheat

As a supercell transitioned from classic to heavy-precip in character, it blasted forth numerous cloud-to-ground strokes, both from its rear flank and the downshear area, as with this bolt. Precipitation and related outflow surges placed cold gobs of stable air beneath the wall cloud at center, ensuring this storm never was a serious tornado threat. Regardless, it was a wondrous storm to behold beyond golden fields of late-sprng wheat.

3 NNE Elk City OK (19 May 12) Looking N
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