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Teton Valley, Idaho sees a strong afternoon thunderstorm with funnel cloud

From Steve O’Brian
From Angel Sims

TETON COUNTY, Idaho (KIFI) - Several viewers in Teton County reported seeing a funnel cloud with the band of afternoon thunderstorms.

The thunderstorm rolled into the Teton Valley during the 2 p.m. hour. There were also reports of hail and several lightning strikes. Many of the lightning strikes were Positively charged, indicating a strong storm cell. Positive lightning comes from the top of a thunderstorm cloud, where cloud tops are positively charged.

Many people around Teton Valley reported seeing the funnel cloud, but there are no reports it touched down.

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