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Lightning Strikes During A Monsoon

August 3rd, 2010 by Mike Hug

Southeastern Arizona is noted for the monsoons that occur during July and August. Here at Down By The River B and B there is a lot of monsoon activity and with that rainfall and thunderstorms the lightning strikes can be incredible to watch. Some even hit so close to us that you see the bright flash at the same time that you hear the thunder. You don’t even have time to say anything and your overpowered by the noise of the thunder and the reverberation that happens afterwards.

I recently had a guest here for the second year in a row and he enjoys taking photographs of the storms in this area and other locations in Arizona. While he was here this time he was filming when the lightning struck a tree in the river.

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