Lightning and tail cloud - Amherst, Texas
Lightning and tail cloud - Amherst, Texas

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Caption   Twin bolts of lightning strike the earth under the mesocyclone of a severe thunderstorm near Amherst, Texas, on the evening of May 9, 2017. A long tail cloud extends off to the east.
Photo Id   w5749-62a1-c7fae
Date and Time   May 9, 2017   8:57 PM
Location   Amherst, Texas
latitude 34° 0' 39.7" N       longitude 102° 23' 23.9" W
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