Burning daylight—thought these were tornadoes, I think those are the burning oil wells in Kuwait during the Gulf War. Iraq set fire to more than 600 of them as they retreated from Kuwait during the Gulf War in 1991
Photographer Jay Fine snapped this photo of the Statue of Liberty being struck by lightning after waiting two hours through a blustery storm. Fun fact: Lady Liberty gets hit by lightning about 600 times a year. Who knew?
Super-cell Lightning, Snyder, Nebraska Under a super-cell thunderstorm, a "wall cloud" or "pedestal cloud" may form. This is frequently associated with tornadoes and micro-bursts. Here, a "cloud-to-ground" lightning bolt strikes from a wall cloud.