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storm gallery: July 14-18, 2009

July 14-18, 2009: Here's a smattering of storms - a weak but pretty shelf cloud and a few bolts. It's been a more active summer than we've had of late. Dates are noted in each caption, below. Share

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July 14: This weak but pretty shelf cloud moved east over the Pineda Causeway. July 14: The little shelf had an ethereal appearance. July 14: Sunset added a little drama to the shelf cloud's advance.
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July 16: I caught a few bolts in the Eau Gallie area of Melbourne, Florida, before the rain came. July 16: Another bolt near I-95. July 16: This branch of lightning seemed to reach toward me, making me a bit nervous.
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July 18: This storm and budding shelf cloud looked pretty cool passing over Rockledge, but apparently it got a lot more picturesque farther east.

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