'Absolutely Crazy' Lightning Bolt Strikes on Stormy Night in Providence

Thunderstorms rolled across Providence, Rhode Island, bringing strong winds, hail and lightning to the area on July 12.

Weather photographer Kenneth Jancef recorded this footage of what he called the “absolutely crazy” conditions.

Jancef’s video shows a stunning lightning bolt lighting up a riverside area of the city. Credit: Kenneth Jancef via Storyful

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