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The facts about lightning myths

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By Steve Moore

A couple of weeks ago, we presented some interesting facts about Kentucky’s Forests.  This week, our UK Meteorologist Tom Priddy sends us some neat information concerning lightning, something we’ve seen our share of so far this summer.
Myth

Lightning never strikes the same place twice.
Fact

Lightning often strikes the same place repeatedly, especially if it’s a tall, pointy, isolated object. The Empire State Building is hit nearly 100 times a year.
Myth


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