In general, a bolt of lightning is five times hotter than the surface of the sun, says WBTV meteorologist Al Conklin.
In general, a bolt of lightning is five times hotter than the surface of the sun, says WBTV meteorologist Al Conklin. Brandon Ivey MCT FILE PHOTO
In general, a bolt of lightning is five times hotter than the surface of the sun, says WBTV meteorologist Al Conklin. Brandon Ivey MCT FILE PHOTO

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