I know this seems like a stretch but given the premise that lightning caused three industrial events all on the same day, within hours of each other, seems suspect. While so far the Texas event is the only serious one, the Oklahoma event injured 12 people even though the article sighted doesn't state it. And the LaSalle Nuclear Power Plant is an ongoing event.
The events are listed here, if you have more to add post it to this link and I will add them to the main post.
Rescuers searching for victims of Texas fertilizer plant blast
[link to www.chicagotribune.com
] I know it doesn't talk about a lightning strike in the article but initial reports say they thought a lightning strike causing the initial fire that eventually caused the ammonium nitrate silo to explode.
Chemical Plant Fire in Northeast Oklahoma City
A lightening strike from the storms is being blamed for a fire at some oil tanks in Northeast Oklahoma City.
[link to www.okcfox.com
NRC monitors Unusual Event at LaSalle nuclear power plant
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Region III staff is monitoring the LaSalle nuclear power plant after a lightning strike knocked out offsite power to both Units 1 and 2. The NRC has mobilized its Incident Response Center in Region III located in Lisle, Ill., and is monitoring the events along with the resident inspector onsite. [link to www.pennenergy.com
The Military's new weapon! Lightning gun!
Even if these events are just a coincidence, it's pretty fucking scary that we are "developing" a lightning weapon.Last Edited by Hiroaki on 04/18/2013 12:08 PM