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    San Francisco Giant... Lightning

    By Jesse Ferrell, Meteorologist/Community Director
    8/20/2013, 8:03:51 AM

    A game last night between the Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants was not delayed as a dying thunderstorm provided a lightning show for the fans:

    More high-resolution, incredible photos can be found on Buzzfeed. Persistent westward-moving thunderstorms to the south and west of the city provided the lightning, to the tune of over 10,000 strikes (14,000 are shown on the large map here; strike data by Vaisala).


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    Here's a 3-D version of what the radar looked like during that time period:


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    The animation shows the thunderstorms redeveloping south of the city throughout the evening:

    The views expressed are those of the author and not necessarily those of AccuWeather, Inc. or AccuWeather.com

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    Jesse Ferrell