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Lightning blows 10-inch-deep gaps in Pierre runway

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — A runway at Pierre Regional Airport was closed temporarily after a lightning strike blasted several holes in the tarmac, officials said.

Airport manager Mike Isaacs tells the Pierre Capital Journal that lightning struck the runwa…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lightning blows 10-inch-deep gaps in Pierre runway

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — A runway at Pierre Regional Airport was closed temporarily after a lightning strike blasted several holes in the tarmac, officials said.

Airport manager Mike Isaacs tells the Pierre Capital Journal that lightning struck the runwa…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lightning blamed for two house fires Saturday

June 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BIGELOW — One home was heavily damaged and another had roof damage after taking direct hits from lightning strikes Saturday morning near Bigelow and Rushmore.

The Bigelow Fire Department was dispatched at 8:19 a.m. Saturday to the Scott and Laur…continue reading on dglobe.com

Lightning strikes can cause havoc at oilfield sites

August 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON A lightning strike at a saltwater disposal well took only an instant, but the mess it created cost about $100,000 to clean up. Continue Reading

Lightning causes fire at facility

June 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

KEENE A lightning strike at a saltwater disposal facility near here caused an explosion and a fire Friday morning but did not cause any injuries. Continue Reading

Lightning strike blows big hole in Sioux Falls home

September 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Authorities say a lightning strike blew a big hole in a Sioux Falls home. Continue Reading

Lightning strike causes area fire

August 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic

GANN VALLEY Lightning struck some alfalfa bales south of Gann Valley around 12:30 p.m. Thursday and started them on fire, said Buffalo County Sheriff Wayne Willman.
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Lighnting overshadows fishing during Manitoba catfish excursion

August 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The rumbling was almost undetectable, at first, but then we saw the dark clouds billowing over the tall trees on the west side of the river. Continue Reading

Authorities identify Wisconsin boy killed in lightning strike

August 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

DULUTH (AP) A 9-year-old Wisconsin boy died from a lightning strike, one of eight boaters who sought shelter on a Lake Superior beach, Minnesota authorities said Sunday. Continue Reading

Authorities ID Wis. boy killed in lightning strike

August 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

A 9-year-old Wisconsin boy died from a lightning strike, one of eight boaters who sought shelter on a Lake Superior beach, Minnesota authorities said Sunday.
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