Picture of the Week - Week 34

From the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) website: "Lightning is a gigantic electrostatic discharge between the cloud and the ground, other clouds, or within a cloud. Scientists do not understand yet exactly how it works or how it interacts with the upper atmosphere or the earth 's electromagnetic field."

This, and seeing it up close and personal makes you realize that the word "awesome" is overused in today's society.
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