More lightning information and resources

A scientific, but not overly technical, explanation of how lightning works:

Answers to scientific questions about lightning:

A simple, interactive explanation of lightning and lightning strikes:

An explanation of why most lightning storms occur in the summer:

Lots of lightning information including a history of the study of lightning, how to stay safe during a lightning storm, and even your odds of being personally struck by lightning during your lifetime:

Lightning safety and information for kids: