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Oct 12, 2015
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A Few Shocking Facts About Lightning You Many Not Have Known

Here are a few shocking facts about lightning you may have not have known. In no particular order:

Around 24,000 people are killed by lightning strikes each year.

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Your average lightning bolt is about an inch wide, although these always vary.

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Lightning bolts travel at speeds up to 60,000 mph.

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The odds of being struck by lightning during your lifespan is 1/3,000.

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