We are about to hit storm season and lighting strikes have always fascinated me. One lightning strike caught on camera looks like lasers in the sky.

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This is the storm that passed through the midwest (which we were lucky enough to get her in the Tri-States) a few days ago and was caught on a Knasa home's camera and will just make your jaw drop. The thing that is amazing is that the lighting is coming from the ground up and not from the sky down, I don't think I've ever seen anything like it before.

So, that got me thinking, does lightning strike from the sky down, or the ground up? Well, according to noaa.gov it's both. I know mind blown right!

Cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning comes from the sky down, but the part you see comes from the ground up. A typical cloud-to-ground flash lowers a path of negative electricity (that we cannot see) towards the ground in a series of spurts.

All I will say is this when we get storms here in the Tri-States ( and you know they are coming) make sure that your Ring cameras are charged and ready to go so you yourself can share some of the amazing weather pictures that Mother Nature gives us.

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