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                   Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 3:03AM CDT

June 2 St. Louis lightning

By DAN ROBINSON
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HD EXPEDITION VIDEO: St. Louis overnight lightning

Another round of lightning over STL overnight. The best CG action was north of town, but a few nice discharges occured over downtown - the best one courtesy of an upward strike to a tower to the south (out of view to the left in the first image below).

I barely missed a still of the first CG in the video clip that struck dead center under the arch. Here is a frame grab from video:

Looking at the frame grab closely and comparing it with the still image, it appears that the bolt struck the antenna on top of whatever building that is in the far background. I'll have to confirm that later sometime - but here is a zoom comparison of the scene from the stills and the video:

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