15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Lightning Storm in Lassen National Forest, in Northeastern California.
This image is of multiple positive lighting strikes in the Lassen National Forest. This storm was responsible for multiple large wildfires that ripped through forests in Modoc, Shasta, and Lassen county. This photo represents the ferocity of nature and the beginning stages of lightning caused wildfires which are a common occurrence in the state of California.
© Mellissa Conway.
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||July 18, 2017, 3:20 a.m.