Friday, January 9, 2009

"Dirty Thunderstorm" of death

Not particularly Halloween-y, but certainly scary... the "dirty thunderstorm". Created by Chile's erupting Chaitén volcano, these "little understood storms may be sparked when rock fragments, ash, and ice particles in the plume collide to produce static charges--just as ice particles collide to create charge in regular thunderstorms." If only I could create one for my annual yard haunt.

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