Prairie Storm - near Limon, Colorado
Prairie Storm - near Limon, Colorado

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Caption   As the turbulent, tortured clouds of a violent thunderstorm loom overhead, a bolt of lightning strikes the prairie near Limon, Colorado, on the afternoon of June 5, 2014. While they can be destructive, storms like this bring life-giving rain to the Great Plains ecosystem. This photo was taken with a lightning detection device, which triggers a camera's shutter when a sudden increase in light level is seen.
Photo Id   w8813-730e-89261
Date and Time   June 5, 2014   3:42 PM
Location   near Limon, Colorado
latitude 39° 17' 15.2" N       longitude 103° 58' 33.5" W
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