Dramatic Lightning Storm Images and Video

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    Lightning never strikes twice, right? Wrong. It strikes a lot when you've got 1 World Trade Center acting as Manhattan's lightning rod. Here's some of the spectacular video of the strikes as captured by NBC 4 New York viewers and even on NBC cameras. Rob Schmitt has more. (Published Thursday, Jul 3, 2014)

    A summer storm put on a dazzling display of lightning strikes around the tri-state area Thursday night.   Here are some of the best photos and videos captured by our viewers.  Tag your photos and videos #NBC4NY, upload them or email them and we may use them in our summer weather gallery or on the air. But remember: be safe out there. Track storms with our free weather app.

    Jennifer Khordi captured these stunning photos from Exchange Place in Jersey City. 

     

    Lightning Strikes New York City

    [NY] Lightning Strikes New York City
    An NBC 4 New York viewer captured a lightning bolt striking the ground in Long Island City Wednesday evening. (Published Thursday, Jul 3, 2014)

     

    Chris W. shared these amazing shots from Rockaway Park.

     

    WATCH: Lightning Strikes WTC at Sunset

    [NY] WATCH: Lightning Strikes WTC at Sunset
    NBC 4 New York viewer Carissa DiFazio sent in this video of lightning striking 1 World Trade Center at sunset Wednesday. (Published Thursday, Jul 3, 2014)