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One of the most powerful forces in nature, lightning was once magical, mysterious, and misunderstood. Historically, myth and legend accounted for lightning with stories of angry gods and heroes. Today, meteorologists uses lightning as a tool for analyzing and forecasting the intensity and movement of thunderstorms. While lightning is still a little mysterious, meteorologists now understand it and know how to prepare for it. Of course, every once in a while lightning does still put on a magic show.

To understand a little of lightning's magic, take a look at Lightning History, Lightning Science, and Lightning Detection.

 
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