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Social media reacts as lightning strikes seen across Southern California

By in Press Enterprise on August 31, 2017

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

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