Inter-cloud and cloud to cloud lightning thunderstorm with a beautiful sky above a country lake north east of Longmont and Boulder County. Lightning bolts were really striking and hitting the ground in Ft Collins. We are on the south side of this storm. Lightning is a case of an electric arc between one cloud and the earth or another cloud, as are sparks caused by discharges of static electricity.
View of an oil well pumpjack with a lightning thunderstorm striking and American USA Flag background. near by. Composite HDR Black and white with selective coloring and American USA Flag background.
Fast moving Colorado monsoon thunderstorm with blue sky above and a triple threat of lightning bolts striking the ground. View of the NE sky from east Boulder County.
A colorful sky as an electrical charged lightning bolt strikes near the road and green thunderstorm clouds above. When the sun is low in the sky, such as before sunset when most severe storms occur, the reddening light of the sun when shining through Earth’s atmosphere makes the bluish cloud tint turn green.
This image is like it came out of a Sci-Fi movie. Colorado weather with many layers of clouds in the sky and a lightning strike starting in the upper cloud going through and coming out of a lower cloud bank hitting the ground. July 15th, 11:35 pm, Boulder County, Colorado. ISO 500 – f5.6 – 4 sec – 122mm
Very large close lightning bolts striking in the sky with a lightning bolt that appears to be smaller but mighty in the distance of the agriculture farming fields of east Boulder County Colorado. July 15th, 2014 10:53 pm – ISO 500 – f5.6 – 30 sec – 16mm – Canon 6D Full Frame.
This Colorado lightning thunderstorm came in from the northwest over Rocky Mountain National Park and the town of Lyons heading southeast out to Longmont and down to Denver. We were positioned just out of the hard rain and watched it pass us by and stayed dry, my favorite place to be…