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Lightning  Thunder  Air  Cloud  Ground  Charge  Thunderstorms  Sound  Clouds  Thunderstorm  

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  • Thunder is the sound caused by Lightning
  • The grumbles and growls we hear in Thunderstorms actually come from the rapid expansion of the Air surrounding the Lightning bolt
  • Thunder and Lightning occur at roughly the same time although you see the flash of Lightning before you hear the Thunder
  • Why do Lightning and Thunder happen get your raincoat
  • Lightning begins as static charges in a rain Cloud
  • Cloud ground Lightning typically consist of two or more return strokes


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References

  1. https://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-lightning.htm
  2. https://scijinks.gov/lightning/
  3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEiVi9TB_RQ
  4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thunder
  5. https://scied.ucar.edu/shortcontent/thunder-and-lightning
  6. https://www.nssl.noaa.gov/education/svrwx101/lightning/
  7. https://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/thunder.html
  8. https://www.nssl.noaa.gov/education/svrwx101/lightning/faq/
  9. http://www.planet-science.com/categories/over-11s/natural-world/2012/06/what-causes-lightning.aspx
  10. https://www.ready.gov/thunderstorms-lightning

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