I Was Almost Hit By Lightning

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    Weirdest Experience Ever!

    when I was a kid i was living at Goodna in Queensland, me and my mother were sitting on the back step watching the lightning storm there were only 4 steps anyway the was this lightning bolt came down towards us and there was a big shield of light that covered us pushing us...
    johnom8ty johnom8ty
    22-25, M
    Jun 25, 2012

    I Watched a Lightning Bolt Strike A Tree Across Street

    When i was a kid, there was a strong electrical storm one night. something woke me up while i was sleeping, and i kneeled on my bed to look out the window at the street and neighborhood. the air felt strange. suddenly, a huge bolt of lightning came down and hit the tree right...
    twinkle7 twinkle7
    51-55, M
    Jul 23, 2010

    Yesterday I Was Almost Hit By Lightning...

    My friend and I were enjoying sitting on the steps watching the rain/storm, when all of a sudden we heard the loudest Kamboo ever!!!  The kids demanded to see where the lightning hit!!! well low and behold it hit the tallest tree ever,  just feet away from us!! Lightning it hit...
    sheilasaab01 sheilasaab01
    Jun 3, 2011

    Praying During A Lightning Storm

    Last night I was almost struck by lightning. It started as a normal, hot day. I enjoyed a private walk to the beach. Went for an amazing swim with friends then went for ice cream. While I was having a chat with my friend I seen him. My ex, who is the love of my life. I went over...
    missdevin32 missdevin32
    31-35, F
    Aug 16, 2013

    So today july 17th i was outside of my city

    working on job in a rural area. i work as a surveyor, one part of my job is to basically use gps to plot engineering drawing of houses subdivsions made and put them in the field. As me and my coworker were working on this big farmers field, i hear the most loudest sound i...
    houseshire houseshire
    22-25, M
    Jul 17, 2014


    One time me and my friends were swimming in the river when it was raining out. thunder started but we kept on playing. then a lightning bolt came down and almost hit the river 10 feat away from us. my friends got really scared (for some reason I felt nothing) so we got out of the...
    22-25, M
    Jun 24, 2010

    Actually, I've had 3 really close calls.

    The first was during a camping trip on a hilltop, where we were trying to put up a metal tent frame...I'm still not sure how we were spared on that one! The second was near my home, and it hit a metal pole about ten feet away. The third was in a mall parking lot. It hit behind...
    wolffekin wolffekin
    Jul 9, 2015


    i was running down from my barn on may 12 after feeding my cow! I was determined to keep my sister safe when lightning struck just inches away from me! I belive it was a wake up call from god!
    wertyu793 wertyu793
    13-15, M
    May 12, 2010

    My Strike!

    My hubby and I were at his parent's lake house with the whole family.  After eating dinner and cleaning our mess, a storm kicked up. I decided to sit out on the porch in the rocking chair, under the deck roof, and enjoy the show.  It was a hot and humid July evening...
    GoneCrazyBBL GoneCrazyBBL
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 1, 2008

    Bright Night

     One night while it was raning, I stood in my doorway i saw the lightining come closer to my house. Just then the lightning struct my roof and killed all my electronics in my room.It also Zaped me throught my metal door
    xCherokeexAfricanx xCherokeexAfricanx
    1 Response Apr 7, 2008


    I'm almost expecting it actually. My grandmother has been hit twice and my brother has been hit once by lightning. I was almost hit twice but luckily was not. The first time I was standing on the top of the house my ex husband and I were in the middle of building trying to gather...
    WakgUp WakgUp
    31-35, F
    Jan 14, 2012

    I remember I always loved going outside on

    stormy days watching the lightning strike cross the skies. But on one day in particular..there was a bad storm. Worse then the others. My mom and I were on the front porch when lightning struck the house above my old room's window, the side of the house AND the porch we were...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 13, 2014
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