Lightning lit up the sky as thunderstorms made their way across portions of East Texas on Sunday.

Out shopping before the next round of rain hit, Sharon Chambers said that said it’s always best to plan ahead.

“I don’t like to be out in it because I know there is going to be a major storm,” Chambers said.

According to the National Weather Service (NWS), knowing the difference between fact and fiction can be critical to staying safe during severe weather.

For a list of NWS lightning FAQ, click here.