• Lightning strikes the Space Needle

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    SEATTLE - A rare lightning bolt struck the Space Needle Monday afternoon, and it was caught on video.

    Seattle was hit with hail, snow and thunder throughout the afternoon.

    Just after 3:45 p.m., the Space Needle tweeted a video of the strike.

     

     

    Officials at the Space Needle said lightning strikes happen a few times a year. 

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