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Lightning strikes not twice, but 11 times in amazing video from Fort Bend County

For those who think lightning can’t strike the same place twice, Mother Nature proved otherwise Thursday.

The video below shows lightning in Fort Bend County striking the same spot … 11 times. It was captured by KHOU 11 reporter Brett Buffington

The NWS’ website also provides a list of lightning myths and trivia.

Should you seek shelter under a tree to stay dry during a thunderstorm?

No, this the second leading cause of lightning casualties, the NWS reported.

Will you be electrocuted by touching a lightning victim?

This is also false. The human body does not store electricity; thus, it is safe to touch a lightning victim to give them first aid, the NWS reported.

What is the chance of becoming a lightning victim in your lifetime?  according to the NWS, your odds are 1 in 15,000.

For more lightning facts, head to NWS’ website.

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