2,200 lightning strikes recorded in Western Washington during Saturday night storm

2,200 lightning strikes recorded in Western Washington during Saturday night storm

Lightning near Seattle. Photo credit: Sigma Sreedharan

Thunderstorms moved across Western Washington causing the Husky football game to be delayed and even forcing the Washington State Fair to shut down early.

The NWS said 2,200 lightning strikes were recorded across the Puget Sound area Saturday night.

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No injuries have been reported so far.

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