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Old 08-14-2019, 08:57 AM   #1
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Lightning strikes BMW in Oregon

Lightning strikes a parked BMW in Oregon, busting through the windshield and causing it to catch fire.

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Old 09-16-2019, 11:27 AM   #2
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i thought the car was the safest place to be in a lightning storm. because the rubber tires insulate the car from ground.
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Old 09-16-2019, 03:35 PM   #3
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https://www.ktvz.com/news/wild-storm...alo/1107776414

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Being in a metal car is safer than outside because it creates an approximation of a Faraday cage. But it's not a perfect Faraday cage, hence it isn't perfectly safe, as we can see in the picture.
there must have been a path to ground. loose wire maybe.
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Old 09-19-2019, 05:46 PM   #5
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Old 09-25-2019, 06:37 AM   #6
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This is better. The car used to be at the Science museum in NYC.

https://www.thevintagenews.com/2019/...peekskill-car/
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Thanks all for your responses. i was having similar questions and your answers were helpful to me.
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Thanks all for your responses. i was having similar questions and your answers were helpful to me.
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