dry lightning

Charles Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Mon Jul 9 18:29:34 UTC 2007

I had hoped that "dry lightning" would turn out to be the antonym of "white lightning."


---- Original message ----
>Date: Sun, 8 Jul 2007 09:11:42 -0700
>From: Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM>
>Reichmuth has just explained that "Dry lightning is the kind that strikes from a thunderhead into drought conditions and has the possibility of starting fires." This time he didn't mention the leaves.
>  If intended as a definition, maybe it's overly precise. But that's what he said.
>  I report. You deride.
>  JL

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