"Step Leader" caught on video In Gresham

Just after 4 seconds into this video there is a "Step Leader" coming up from the ground about 50 ft in front of me. It is very quick and I'm not sure if you can slow this video down but if you can be looking just after 4 seconds. A step leader is a weaker electrical charge that comes up from the ground and the charge "Lightning" from the clouds comes down to meet it.

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pasta kid says ... on Wednesday, Dec 2 at 2:26 AM

is there one in this video ? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhBiJEjRngQ

bill says ... on Monday, Jun 30 at 8:10 PM

very awesome video love it

Dorr says ... on Monday, Jun 30 at 8:36 AM

Amazing! The "step leader" strike bolted to the brushes next the the tree and stop sign. Very close.

Camo4x4 says ... on Monday, Jun 30 at 7:18 AM

Thanks JT

JT says ... on Monday, Jun 30 at 4:28 AM

You can also during play, pause and hold the left mouse down on the display meter and movie as slow as your hand is capable. Highspeed internet works best.

Camo4x4 says ... on Sunday, Jun 29 at 11:32 PM

Use the pause button after 4 seconds into this video. By clicking on the pause/play button fast, on and off, you will be able to see what is called a positive streamer or positive step leader. It shows up at 5 seconds on my video counter on this page

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