walkersc Posted June 19, 2017 Report Share Posted June 19, 2017 On the way home from the U2 concert in Philly last night, we were traveling up Rt. 202 in Chadds Ford about 12:30am, right around Rt 1 to Rt 926. Twice we saw lightning wayyyy off in the distance. It did not look like typical lightning - extremely brief flash, yellowish in color - kind of like a strobe. If I hadn't seen it twice I would have thought my eyes were playing tricks on me. When I got home, I looked on Radarscope and saw that they only electric storms in that direction were 107 miles away northwest of Scranton/WB! Would it be possible to see lightning from that far away, or was what I see "sprites" coming out of the tops of the clouds? I don't know if sprites are only visible in space or from the ground. Or could it have been upward lightning? Thanks for any comments. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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