California lightning strikes 14 people in one day

More than a dozen people struck by lightning at Venice Beach in a single afternoon, killing one and leaving another critically injured

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Over 4,400 lightning strikes are recorded in California over past 24 hours

California Lightning Activity



August 22, 2013 – Over the past 24 hours over 4,400 lightning strikes occurred in Northern California sparking 45 new fires.

CAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit
5 new fires, largest is less than an 1 acre

CAL FIRE Lassen-Modoc-Plumas Unit
6 new fires, largest is less than 1 acre

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