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Sunday, August 10, 2014
Northern California Lightning Siege of 2008
California Lightning Siege:
Beginning June 20, 2008 and continuing into the early
hours of June 21, severe thunderstorms swept across northern and central
California. More than 6000 lightning strikes sparked over 2000 wildfires in 26
counties and eventually burned 1.2 million acres."