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Top 4 Indicators of Lightning Struck Trees

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This year has seen its fair share of storms. Lightning associated with storms often wreaks havoc on plants and trees. Lightning damage can show up in a variety of ways; however, there are four indicators seen most frequently in trees across Concord, Charlotte, Greensboro, and Raleigh NC. 

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  • Splitting of bark
  • Cracking of wood directly underneath the path of lightning
  • Steam explosions from water underneath the bark
  • Radiating waves of shock that can create permanent leaf wilting leading to eventual twig death

Keeping an eye on your landscape is an important factor to negate the need for emergency tree removal services and maintain healthy and strong plants and trees.  Our Certified Arborists are here to evaluate your trees and plants for signs of storm damage.

lightening If your trees are showing signs of lightning damage, we're here to help. 

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