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A shocking broadcast: Lightning strikes TV studio during weather forecast

Friday, July 20th, 2012 1:57pm MST

The old saying says not to mess with Mother Nature and she apparently wanted to drive that point home in Boston yesterday.  During a live weather forecast on WBZ-TV yesterday a lightning strike knocked the lights out in the studio. Thunderstorms rolled through much of the northeastern United States yesterday.  The storms brought heavy rain, […]

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Security camera footage shows man being struck by lightning — twice!

Sunday, May 8th, 2011 4:49pm MST

Lightning is a very real danger, particularly here in Colorado where thunderstorms are common in the spring and summer months.  The chances, while somewhat remote, always exist to be struck by lighting and a new YouTube video appears to show a man being struck not once, but twice. The amazing video surfaced on YouTube last […]

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Reports: Lightning may have brought down Air France flight

Monday, June 1st, 2009 7:52am MST

An Air France jet en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris carrying 228 people appears to have been lost over the Atlantic Ocean.  The plane which disappeared approximately 190 miles northeast of the Brazilian city of Natal may have been brought down by severe weather the plane was flying through at the time it […]

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What are the chances the weather will kill you?

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008 9:07am MST

In an interesting piece from the National Safety Council, they outline many of the unnatural ways you could die and what the chances are that they would actually happen. The good news is that weather most likely won’t kill you. The bad news is there are lots of other ways that you have a better chance of […]

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