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Saturday, 19 June 2021

Spectacular 'anvil crawler' lightning In Rapid City, South Dakota

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Spectacular 'anvil crawler' lightning In Rapid City, South Dakota
Spectacular 'anvil crawler' lightning In Rapid City, South Dakota

A severe thunderstorm moved into western South Dakota on Tuesday, June 8 bringing stunning 'anvil crawler' lightning.

A severe thunderstorm moved into western South Dakota on Tuesday, June 8 bringing stunning 'anvil crawler' lightning.

Anvil crawlers, also known as Rocket Lightning, is one of the rarest of cloud discharges.

It is generally horizontal and tree-like in appearance.

This type of lightning often covers a very large distance and results in spectacular sky-filling discharges.

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