Outdoors

15 weather terms every Canadian should know

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Dry lightning

Not the name of a beer (but why not?), though it is the name of a song by Bruce Springsteen. Perhaps the most dangerous kind of lightning, because it occurs during a thunderstorm when the air is very dry and any rain produced evaporates before reaching the ground. Cue the wildfires.

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