Epic Lightning Bolt Strikes America's Tallest Skyscraper

Lightning strikes Willis Tower
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On a dark and stormy night ...

The Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) endures a dramatic strike of lightning during an evening storm on June 12 in downtown Chicago.

A massive storm system — replete with heavy rain, high winds, hail and possibly even tornadoes — is currently moving through the Midwest, and is expected to hit the Mid-Atlantic later this week.

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