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November/December 2014: In This Issue

Fire Whirls: Twisters That Light the Sky


Residents of San Luis Obispo, California, awoke to the unusual distant rumbling of thunder at 7:15 a.m. on April 7, 1926.

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Erupting brilliantly across the sky before vanishing within a second, lightning has long fascinated meteorologists and amateur skywatchers.

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