Social media reacts as lightning strikes seen across Southern California
By Staff report
Lightning strikes were seen across Southern California — and Twitter was abuzz.
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Twitter user Julian said there ain’t no party like a lightning party.
Weather Video IN BEAUMONT: 4:53am! Lighting party! Strong thunderstorms! @NWSSanDiego @Todd_Mokhtari @ShannaNBCLA @BeaumontCA_PD #cawx pic.twitter.com/HEnot61PSC
— Julian (@JoolsNews) August 31, 2017
Fontana residents spotted lightning, too.
Lightning, Thunder and Rain in Fontana as summer storm roll through the IE. I was on the 10fwy. #storm #rain #IE pic.twitter.com/iYh3SYZtKZ
— Anthony Sarinana (@AnthonysTV) August 31, 2017
At 1:45 am watching lightning at Sierra Ave/Sierra Lakes Pkwy in Fontana. Strong winds. 97 degrees on car thermometer. A few rain drops. pic.twitter.com/RKzhusS2pz
— Mike Myers (@csiprints) August 31, 2017
Others were in disbelief.
5:18 am in Riverside. 81 degrees and 49% humidity. And lots of lightning strikes in the distance. pic.twitter.com/loO0LPo8RV
— Timothy Guy (@timwguy) August 31, 2017
Thunder & lightning in 90degree weather ?!!? 😨😨😨😰😰
— Mel (@hello_meli) August 31, 2017
Southern California Continues To Broil Under Extreme Heat, Lightning https://t.co/QAMrFYUip4
— KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO (@KNX1070) August 31, 2017
A still shot of the lightning. @CBSLA pic.twitter.com/9c6jJsVjBw
— Tina Patel (@tina_patel) August 31, 2017
Lightning strikes over LA in an image captured Wednesday evening by @Stu_Mundel in SKY9 as thunderstorms approach during this heatwave. pic.twitter.com/v903TDDRdE
— CBS Los Angeles (@CBSLA) August 31, 2017