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Lightning is also a high risk while out spotting. Many people are struck by lightning each year. It can strike up to 15 miles out of a cell. It can strike phone lines and zap you inside home. It has even struck a speaker at a drive thru bank, coming inside and hitting the teller. It can also hit your radio antenna on your vehicle. There are millions of lightning pics out there, and we all know what they look like. I wanted to post this pic as it is probably the most awesome lightning pic ever taken. A farmer coming in his driveway snapped it from his truck. The Sycamore tree is 60 feet tall. Also notice the step leader coming up from the TV antenna. It didn't connect, but could still kill. It did fry his TV:

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