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Holy Noah, Check Out these Spectacular Lightning Strikes from Last Night

by Prince Of Petworth May 3, 2016 at 9:45 am 11 Comments

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Nathan Stewart

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Eric P.

PoPville photographers never disappoint!! Thanks to all for uploading/sending such great shots.

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Joseph Gruber

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Eric P.

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Lorie Shaull

  • textdoc

    Great photos, but I have to say I worry a little about the photographers being up on roof decks during electrical storms!

    • CPT_Doom

      Yeah, I was too concerned about the storm to leave my car – sat in the parking lot of my friend’s apartment building in Montgomery County until the worst was over.

    • Some of these have got to be via the blessing of a tall building with large windows. There’s no amount of lens cover that would have saved my camera from the strength of the rain last night during peak storm.

      • textdoc

        The window possibility didn’t occur to me until later, probably because my photos taken through windows never look this good. ;)

  • KPS

    WOWOWOWOW, amazing! I heard every crash and hiss and thump, but I dared not look out the window. It’s great to see these photos of what I missed. That one from Eric P is extraordinary. He should have that one printed and framed.

    • Thanks KPS!
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      And Textdoc – Both of mine were actually shot through a window. I stayed safe and dry :-)

  • Pixie

    The hail was crazy last night. It sounded like marbles raining down the from sky.

  • Philippe Lecheval

    Looks like the Ride The Lightning album cover! All it needs is an electric chair.

  • womp

    i love the comments here/elsewhere….cheers to 24 years in Texas!

  • Cassie

    There can be only one.

  • JL

    awesome shots!

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