What Happens When Lightning Strikes a Tree is Even Scarier Than You Think It Is

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They say lightning never strikes the same place twice, but honestly, we rarely see it strike period.

Think about it: out of all of the thunderstorms you’ve seen in your life, how many times have you actually seen lightning strike something? I’m not talking about seeing the light, I mean watched what happens when lightening rips through an object? Other than a few of you, it’s most likely a big goose egg.

Well, a local weatherman from east Texas reblogged a video of lightning striking a tree in the area and DAMN is it vicious. Take a look and see for yourself: