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June 18, 2013:
lightning over Port Canaveral, Florida

June 18, 2013: This was a spontaneous, get-off-the-couch chase starting about 9:30 p.m. I saw flashes of lightning, checked the radar and decided to head to Port Canaveral, not far from my home in Brevard County, Florida. While the lightning wasn't so close that it sizzled, I did catch a few bolts in an atmospheric setting. Share

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    The best bolts were ending just as I got set up at Port Canaveral - of course. Photo by Chris Kridler, SkyDiary.com, ChrisKridler.com
    Lightning illuminates a shelf cloud. Photo by Chris Kridler, SkyDiary.com, ChrisKridler.com
    The line of storms kept sliding northeast. Photo by Chris Kridler, SkyDiary.com, ChrisKridler.com
    A few bolts here, a few bolts there. Photo by Chris Kridler, SkyDiary.com, ChrisKridler.com
    This is cropped tightly to show the cluster of bolts. Photo by Chris Kridler, SkyDiary.com, ChrisKridler.com
    The lightning was persistent, if not close. Photo by Chris Kridler, SkyDiary.com, ChrisKridler.com
    This subtle lightning crawler shows off the cloud structure. Photo by Chris Kridler, SkyDiary.com, ChrisKridler.com
    A panoramic crop shows three bolts hitting at once. Photo by Chris Kridler, SkyDiary.com, ChrisKridler.com
    Another pair of bolts over Port Canaveral. Photo by Chris Kridler, SkyDiary.com, ChrisKridler.com


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