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A severe thunderstorm hit NYC hard last night, and it came along with some pretty intense lightning strikes.
Most of New York was under a flash flood warning, with heavy rainfall causing flooding of highways and streets. There were reported power outages from ConEd as well, mostly in parts of Queens and Staten Island. As always, Notify NYC informs New Yorkers of how to stay safe during intense weather of this kind. [featured image source: Instagram / @bellbizdevoe]
And as usual, many New Yorkers weren’t going to let the storm get in the way of an amazing photo op! Here are some incredible shots of this unbelievable show from nature caught on camera:
There’s also a possibility of another round of strong to severe thunderstorms this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Stay safe out (or rather, in) there New York!
In other news: Dangerous Summer Heat Wave Is Hitting NYC This Week
featured image source: Instagram / @bellbizdevoe