-Lightning is an amazing phenomenon.
-It is defined as an atmospheric discharge of electricity.
-A bolt can reach temperatures of 50,000 degrees F. (Fusing sand into glass)
-A 1000 ft lighting bolt has enough electrical energy to light a 100-watt light bulb for 2 months.
-Scientists estimate that on average, lightning strikes the earth about 100 times every second.
-The Empire State Building is struck by lightning on average 23 times each year, and was once struck 8 times in 24 minutes.