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Old 01-19-2009, 12:55 AM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Commuters' car exhaust doesn't just warm the globe - it can also increase lightning strikes for miles around.

During the working week, air pollution rises because of all the vehicles on the road.

ABC News: Car Exhaust Fumes Cause Lightning Strikes
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Old 01-19-2009, 10:29 AM
 
Location: Somewhere in northern Alabama
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Something doesn't make sense. If, by southeastern states, they mean Florida, then there is just as much traffic and pollution on the weekends as during the workweek, perhaps even more around the resort areas. I don't trust that report without seeing the dataset and other information.
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