Storm Team Academy: The myth about heat lightning

Storm Team Academy

Have you ever seen lightning off in the distance on a warm summer night and thought, “O! Heat lightning!”

Well, sorry to tell you, there’s actually no such thing as heat lightning.

What you’re seeing is lightning from a storm way off in the distance, too far away to hear its thunder.

Watch the video for a full explainer!

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