We figured it was a wind incident. As it turns out, lightning had visited.
|The branch up close.|
|The trunk of the tree.|
|Where the branch used to be.|
|The leaf after electricity went through it.|
|A half singed leaf.|
This was our first experience with a tree in your yard being struck by lightning. It was an eye-opening event and a great way to teach the kids about electricity! (Here hoping that that our tree has a long life, despite the shock!)