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Recent Strikes Underscore Dangers of Lightning

The death of a 9-year-old boy from a lightning strike in Duluth this weekend underscores the dangers of lightning.

08/20/2012

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2 Families Displaced After Lightning Hits Hudson Duplex

Two families are out of their homes Sunday morning, after lightning hit their duplex.

08/19/2012

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9-Year-Old Dies After Lightning Strikes Sailboat

A 9-year-old, who was injured after lightning struck a Lake Superior beach area, has died from his injuries.

08/19/2012

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Severe Weather Shuts Down WE Fest Friday Night

Friday night brought some scary moments for country music fans up north.

08/04/2012

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Lightning Storm Leaves Metro Homes In Ruins

It was bolts of electricity that caused extensive damage to a handful of metro area homes.

07/24/2012

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Lightning Likely To Blame For Richfield House Fire

Authorities are investigating a house fire in Richfield Tuesday morning that was likely started by lightning that hit the roof.

07/24/2012

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Lightning Bolt Stops Twins-Rangers Game

Talk about an electrifying performance. Texas Rangers catcher Mike Napoli and Minnesota batter Ryan Doumit quickly scrambled to their respective dugouts and base runner Josh Willingham dropped to his knees when a bolt of lightning struck near Rangers Ballpark during Sunday night’s game.

07/08/2012

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2 Houses Catch Fire From Lightning In Apple Valley

As many as five homes had to be evacuated Thursday afternoon after at least one lightning strike caused a fire and a gas leak, authorities said.

06/14/2012

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Lightning Triggers House Fires In Apple Valley

Officials say severe weather is likely to blame for starting two homes on fire in Apple Valley late Sunday night.

06/11/2012

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Families Devastated By Lightning Strikes

Two Twin Cities families had their homes struck by lightning Saturday. The Ruffin family of New Hope heard a loud boom during Saturday morning’s storm, but didn’t realize the noise was that of a lightning strike on their roof.

05/26/2012

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Lightning Sets Off House Fires

Saturday storms have left fires in their wake. WCCO has gotten multiple reports of homes set on fire due due to lightning strikes, such as the house at 7009 90th Ave. N in Brooklyn Park, where reporter Lindsey Seavert took the attached photo.

05/26/2012

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Good Question: Why Does Thunder Crack, Roll?

We’ve all been through it before: you see the lightning bolt, and, seconds later, you hear the boom.

05/24/2012

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Lightning Causes House Fire In White Bear Lake

Lightning is likely to blame for a house fire early Sunday morning in White Bear Lake.

05/20/2012

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Underground Gas Line Catches Fire In Minneapolis

Fire crews are looking into what caused a huge fire in Minneapolis overnight. Around 2 a.m. Sunday morning, lightning hit a power line, near 8th Street Southeast and 7th Avenue in Dinkytown.

05/06/2012

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Lightning Sparks House Fires In Oakdale

Lightning struck two separate Oakdale homes on Saturday, sparking fires in both.

05/05/2012

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