'Mesmerizing Lightning Display' Flickers in Florida Night Sky

Lightning strobed through the night sky in Brandon, Florida, on Monday, August 1, as the National Weather Service (NWS) forecasted storms in the area.

This footage uploaded to Twitter by user Ryan Slattery shows the thunderstorm. “A mesmerizing lightning display,” Slattery wrote in a caption accompanying the video.

The NWS said storms would likely continue to develop in the area on Tuesday, August 2, and warned residents about local torrential rainfall, gusty winds, and frequent lightning. Credit: Ryan Slattery via Storyful

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