The weather forecast calls for a strong thunderstorm today. I must confess that a really good storm scares me and fascinates me at the same time. I will often go out on the screen porch to watch a storm. Here in Illinois you can see them coming for quite a while and then when it finally arrives right over us - wow!
I read somewhere, years ago, that wasps are awakened from their winter hibernation by spring thunderstorms. That's how they know it's time to get out there and pollinate. Isn't that just amazing?