Late winter lightning show: Mid-March thunderstorms race across southern West Virginia: March 18, 2004
CHASE VIDEO: Lightning in and around Huntington: RealVideo, 6.4MB
HUNTINGTON, WV - Springtime doesn't officially arrive until Saturday, but that didn't phase a line of thunderstorms from bringing a spring-like lightning display to southern West Virginia on Thursday. Triggered by a rapidly approaching cold front, storms moved across the coalfields counties as well as Huntington, Beckley and Bluefield. Below: Lightning near Huntington, from Storm Highway video broadcast nationally on The Weather Channel on Thursday and Friday.
Storm Highway video from this event aired nationally on The Weather Channel on Thursday and Friday (March 18 and 19, 2004).