Time To Go! 8x10" oil/linen, plein air, ©Diane Mannion
"Don't worry... it's way out there," he said as his little girl stared wild-eyed at the storm.
It's not easy to tell which way these things are moving, even with iPhone weather radar. I saw that bolt and heard the thunder while painting this morning with a few Englewood artists. They headed off to a restaurant and I went home. But a lot of tourists and other folks remained on the beach under their freshly rented beach umbrellas. Fortunately, this storm moved away. But heard later that someone was struck by lightning on Clearwater Beach. Typical Floridian summer.