Houston was marked by lightning superstorm, reports Houston Chronicle. As far as she was intense? The answer is given Dick Orville, professor of meteorology at Texas A & M University. He helped create a network that monitors lightning in Houston.
To assess the event, you can see the hourly card. This shows you the lightning, according to the model — a cloud-to-ground and cloud-to-cloud, within 100 miles of Houston.
Between 8 pm and 11 pm the progression of lightning across southeast Texas looked below.
The number in the upper right corner — 118097. On the second map — shows the output izsch electrical failure during the interval. According to Orville failure occurred after the electrical equipment from lightning flashes. Such cases in a given location might be 10-100. This means that during the 9 to 10 pm can be observed thousands lightning strikes in Houston. "Yes, there was a lot of lightning in Houston on Tuesday night," — said Orville. It was quite a light show.