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Weather 101: Lightning explained

Weather 101: What makes lightning?
Posted at 11:48 AM, Mar 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-09 17:14:57-04

Monday's Weather 101 is a lesson on lightning. After watching this video you should be able to answer the following questions:

1. What bounces together in storms to create the positive and negative charges?

2. What was the leading part of the cloud that lightning can strike from well ahead of the storm?

3. How hot is lightning?

4. What is the easiest thing you can do to be protected from lightning?