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San Francisco Bay Bridge During Thunderstorm

Take a look at the terrific video of the San Francisco Bay Bridge during a thunderstorm. High voltage leaders that are several hundred feet long can be seen at the top of the bridge’s towers. The leaders glow when the a lightning strike occurs away from the bridge. The electric field created by the thunderstorm collapses and the charge stored in the leaders emit light. Really...