Um...where am I?

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  1. Corry

    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    It's snowing...big fat fluffy flakes.

    And it's thundering and lightning out....I can't say I've EVER seen both of those occur at the same time. It's WEIRD!!!
     
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    spiffybeth TPF Noob!

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    where are you?
     
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    photo opp i say :)
     
  4. Corry

    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    eh...it's dark. And cold. And I'm tired. And I have homework to do. :p

    It's not wildly lightning about, anyway...but it did it a few times. And I just heard a small rumble of thunder again.
     
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    It happens but not often. I've seen/heard it 3 times in my lifetime. It's rare, but not so rare as to be shocking. Definitely something that could be neat if the snow fall is not so dense you can capture the lightning through it. When I've seen it, the snow was heavy.
     
  6. Corry

    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    The snow is very heavy...heavier than I realized (I just went outside a little bit ago, and was shocked at how much was on the ground already!)

    I've been hearing from some of my 'net friends that it's been like this all around the midwest.

    It IS shocking to ME!
     
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    We called it "thundersnow" in the midwest. I only saw it a few times.
     
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    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    Heh, well, it was pretty damn cool.
     
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    EBphotography TPF Junkie!

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    Happened here the other night! First time for me too! I'd have to call it shocking too, I think. ;)
     
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    Its usually only in the northern midwest, almost never near me in St. Louis.
     
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    ^^^ thats not true. it happens wherever there are elevated unstable layers. the lake effect regions get it frequently...
     
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    Banned for being a weather geek! :lol:
     

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