2000 Lightning Season Logs
The last flashes of the year lit up the skies northwest of Charleston in mid-October, as some dying storms moved in eastward from Ohio late in the evening. Although this year's catches were slim, it was still- as always- great to be outside in the action.
Recent events first:
September 23, 2000- Last chase of the season- 250 miles, 7 counties, 2 states, 6 hours, 1 tank of gas, and a taste of Snapple Lightning.
September 1-2, 2000- Late summer lightning.
August 27, 2000- Getting in deep.
August 13, 2000- 140 miles, but not quite far enough.
August 9, 2000- 1 out of 11,000: Great game, bad batting average.
August 7, 2000- Following lightning from Charleston to Chimney Corner.
August 3, 2000- Keeping up with a storm on the WV Turnpike.
July 29, 2000- Storm observing lightning in the WV coalfields.
July 28, 2000- Four great storms in 24 hours.
July 16, 2000- Unusual cloud formations in Charleston.
July 14-15, 2000- Another strong storm system brings Appalachian lightning throughout the weekend.
July 10, 2000- Impressive, strong storms move across the state.
July 3, 2000- 1000 miles, but no catch.
June 2, 2000- The Fourth of July - a month early.
May 24, 2000- Downtown evening lightning.
April 17, 2000- West Virginia's first strong storms of 2000.
March 25, 1999- Small afternoon storms pop up across the state.
February 18, 1999- Flash flooding, a car wreck, and an unusual mid-winter lightning show.
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