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Lightning Is Always Striking Somewhere
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Key Facts In This Video
It's a misconception that each second between a lightning strike and a thunderclap represents one mile of distance between you and the storm. 00:31
Thunderclaps are caused by the pressure disturbances in the air that occur with a lightning bolt. 01:07
Each second between a lightning strike and a thunderclap corresponds to about a .214-mile (.344-km) distance away from the storm. 02:50