Lightning

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Flash Flood Watch Issued For Riverside County

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected in Riverside County Tuesday, prompting a flash flood watch for the mountains.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/13/2011

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Lightning Sparks Wildfires Throughout Kern County

Wildfires sparked by lightning strikes are burning near homes in mountainous areas of Kern County, causing some residents to flee.

09/11/2011

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Thunderstorms May Put Damper On Labor Day Plans

Lightning and thunderstorms are moving through the Southland Monday, which may put a damper on Labor Day holiday plans. An outdoor picnic may not be in the cards because of the unpredictable weather.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/05/2011

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Scientists Catch X-Rays From Lightning

Researchers for the first time have captured X-ray images of lightning, a feat that they hope will help them better predict how lightning moves.

12/14/2010

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Lightning Grazes Woman’s Hand In Covina

A Covina woman watching an electrical storm Friday was grazed by a lightning strike on the hand.

10/02/2010

Rain, thunder and lightning have hit Southern California.

More Erratic Weather Possible For Hot, Humid SoCal

More showers and thunderstorms, along with lightning and brief heavy downpours, are possible in warm and humid Southern California before cooler and more stable air moves in by Sunday, forecasters said.

10/02/2010

San Fernando Valley

Construction Worker Survives Lightning Strike In Fontana

Fire Department dispatch Supervisor Donna Mueller says the man apparently was touching a construction crane when the lightning struck and was jolted, but he’s conscious and breathing.

10/01/2010

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Lightning Causes Several Power Outages In OC

Sporadic thunderstorms were being reported across the Southland Friday morning. Your Local Weather

10/01/2010

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