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GRAPHICS: Lightning strikes N.H. Boy Scouts at Camp Bell

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The in-cloud strikes are color-coded in magenta, the cloud-to-ground strikes are in yellow. Typically, there is far more in-cloud lightning than cloud-to-ground lightning.

All of the lightning data comes from the Earth Networks Total Lightning Network. The network is made up of hundreds of sophisticated lightning sensors across the country and is the largest network for detecting both cloud-to-ground and in-cloud lightning.

The Camp Bell incident occurred during National Lightning Safety Week, which is this week.

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