It’s summer, and that means thunderstorms. A common spelling/grammar mistake I see is the use of the word lightening. Let’s clear up the confusion.
Lightening means to add light or to dilute the tint of a color.
She tried lightening her hair, but it turned an odd shade of red.
Lightning is an atmospheric phenomena typically seen during thunderstorms.
Ben Franklin attracted lightning with a metal key attached to a kite.
Remember, if it’s in the sky, it’s spelled without the e.