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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Olivia Allen-Price

Olivia Allen-Price is an interactive and engagement producer at KQED News and is editor of the Bay Curious series. Prior to joining KQED in 2013, Olivia worked at The Baltimore Sun and The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Va. She holds degrees in journalism and political science from Elon University, and has won awards from organizations like the Society of Professional Journalists, Society of Features Journalists and MDDC and Virginia Press Associations. She loves to talk about running, curly hair and the Baltimore Orioles. Follow: @oallenprice Email: oallenprice@kqed.org Website: oliviaallenprice.com

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