tags: Lightning Strikes Three Buildings Simultaneously in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, lightning strikes, nature, weather, storm, wow, your inner child, Craig Shimala, streaming video
For the third time in the last 6 days, another line of nasty storms rolled through Chicago on Wednesday evening. Wednesday's storms towered up to 63,000 ft, unleashed 80 mph gusts, local 3"+ rains and 15,000 cloud to ground lightning strikes in a single hour. Craig Shimala captured the action from his balcony.
Lightning strikes three of the tallest buildings in Chicago at the same time! from Craig Shimala.
Music: Sufjan Stevens: To the Workers of the Rock River Valley Region, I Have an Idea Concerning Your Predicament.
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Great shot...I think they were having Taste of Chicago...weren't they?
Unbelievable footage! Yikes.
This is incredible footage! Here's an interesting TV report about getting struck by lightening http://www.ivanhoe.com/science/story/2010/06/721a.html.