Lightning was spotted across the Bay Area on Monday in an unusual summer thunderstorm (with more expected tonight). Photographers shared their captures on Flickr, Twitter and Instagram. Here are some of the more stunning images.

A spectacular show of lightning surprised area photographers Monday night. <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/konvo/9550487345/">(Konvolinka Photography/Flickr)</a>
A spectacular show of lightning surprised area photographers Monday night. (Konvolinka Photography/Flickr)

[View the story “Lightning in the Bay Area” on Storify]

  • Mr. Rist

    I think it was the most beautiful night ever in the history of the world last night.

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