Rain, Lightning, and Hail, All In A Days Weather Forecast

Big Bear, Ca, September 13, 2011, 5:00pm - Early this morning over 3000 lightning strikes occurred from across Southern California, mainly in Riverside, Southwest San Bernardino, Eastern San Diego, and Western Imperial Counties.  The Big Bear Valley, and surrounding forest areas have experienced some lightning strikes, resulting in a few snag … [Read more...]


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Tree Split In Half From Lightning Stike

Big Bear City, Ca, October 20, 2010, 12:00pm - Last night at approximately 6pm, Big Bear City Fire Department crews responded to a reported vegetation fire at Mitchell and Tuplin in the Erwin Lake area.  Upon arrival, crews found that a large pine tree had been struck by lightning, split the tree in the middle, and ignited.  It took about 30 … [Read more...]