Caption: Upward lightning strike propagating from a tall TV tower. The first part of the clip shows the strike in real time, then it is replaying in slow motion, showing the formation of the branching upward discharges. Filmed by a lightning research vehicle in South Dakota, USA, in summer.

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Keywords: america, atmosphere, atmospheric, chase vehicles, clouds, continuing current, cumulonimbus, discharge, environment, evening, lightning, lightning detection, meteorological, meteorology, night, north america, overcast, sky, storm chasers, summer, thunderstorm, tower, triggered lightning, united states, upward lightning, us, usa, weather

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Upward lightning strike

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Duration: 00:01:07.23

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