MadSci Network: Earth Sciences

Re: Colored lightning after a hurricane

Date: Wed Nov 3 22:32:32 1999
Posted By: Rick Neuherz, , meteorology, National Weather Service
Area of science: Earth Sciences
ID: 940248613.Es

If I had to hazard a guess, I would suspect that the flashes you saw were 
the result of power transformers blowing.  

[Moderator note:  Here are some links to articles in our archives with relevant 

General Lightning Reference
Weird Colors and Lightning

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