Lightning Flashes Over Red, White and Blue Bridge in Washington During Fourth of July Weekend

Washington’s night sky was illuminated by the glowing red, white and blue Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge and flashes of lightning during Independence Day weekend on Saturday, July 2.

The Fourth of July weekend started off with a bang in the nation’s capital as the area was under a severe thunder storm watch according to the National Weather Service.

Video posted by Twitter user @RiverGirl707 shows strikes of lightning in the sky above the patriotically-lit Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge on Saturday. Credit: @RiverGirl707 via Storyful

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