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Dramatic Lightning Zaps Across Alabama Sky During Sunset

Bolts of lightning flashed across an orange sky on July 9, as stormy weather moved in while the sun was setting over central Alabama. This footage, recorded by Jeffrey Fuller, shows multiple bolts of lightning reaching over Northport, Alabama, during a spectacular sunset. Fuller told Storyful, “I’ve seen some great strikes before, but nothing like that one. And to see it with a sunset and the reflection off the lake was simply unparalleled.” The National Weather Service confirmed bands of strong to severe storms in central Alabama on July 9. Credit: Jeffrey Fuller via Storyful

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Dramatic Lightning Zaps During Sunset Over Alabama

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On July 9, as the sun sank over central Alabama, inclement weather came in, sending flashes of lightning across an orange sky. Jeffrey Fuller captured this video of a magnificent sunset while many lightning strikes were crossing over Northport, Alabama. I’ve seen some tremendous strikes before, but none like that one, Fuller said to Storyful. And to see it during a sunset with the lake reflecting the sky was just unmatched. On July 9, bands of powerful to severe storms were confirmed by the National Weather Service across central Alabama. Credit: Storyful / Jeffrey Fuller

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