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Cloud-to-Ground Lightning near Columbus Georgia - July 5, 2004


From Brandon McGahee and Dana Barker:
"Here's a cloud-to-ground lightning picture taken Monday night, July 5th, just before 11 PM in the Upatoi community in eastern Muscogee County, just east of Columbus. We were approximately 10-15 miles west of the thunderstorm and were on U.S. 80 looking east when the picture was taken.

near Columbus, Georgia courtesy Brandon McGahee and Dana Barker
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[ cloud-to-ground lightning ]