Caption: High-speed footage of lightning propagating upwards from TV towers, showing recoil leaders and continuing current. These upward strikes were triggered by the earlier strike at right. Filmed at 1000 frames per second in South Dakota, USA, in spring.

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Keywords: afternoon, america, atmosphere, atmospheric, continuing current, cumulonimbus, discharge, environment, high speed, high speed camera, high-speed, leader, leaders, meteorological, meteorology, north america, recoil, sky, slo-mo, slow motion, slowed down, spring, storm, thunderstorm, tower, united states, upward lightning, us, usa, weather

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Upward lightning, high-speed

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Duration: 00:00:25.15

Frame size: 640x480

Frame rate: 30

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