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Cloud-to-Ground (CG), Lightning Detection, Stepped leaders, Return stroke, Thunderstorm, Lightning (other), Questions and Answers, Answers, Lightning
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|Title: Question 063|
Concept: 250,000 mph! And that is the slow part! The stepped leader coming to ground is fast, but the upward return stroke (the bright flash you see) can travel at half the speed of light: ~90,000 miles per SECOND!
Detail: 063A See also the companion Question Slide: type 063Q into the search space on the left side of the screen and press the "search" button.