Lightning Flashes in Stormy California Night Sky

Lightning flashed in the night sky over Madera, California, as local news reported over 50,000 strikes in the state on June 22.

The National Weather Service warned that a strong thunderstorm would move northwest from Madera County into Merced County that night.

Kim Bethel said this video shows the stormy scene in Madera on Wednesday evening. Credit: Kim Bethel via Storyful

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