Maryland lightning strike caught on camera amid severe thunderstorms

Lightning strike caught on camera in Maryland neighborhood

A resident of Silver Spring, Maryland, shared this video with FOX5 DC this week that shows a terrifying lightning strike in her neighborhood amid thunderstorms throughout the DC region.

A Silver Spring, Maryland resident’s home security camera caught a terrifying lightning strike on video this week amid severe thunderstorms in the area. 

The resident shared the video of the neighborhood lightning strike on Wednesday with FOX-affiliate WTTG. 

Thousands of residents in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area were without power earlier this week as thunderstorms rolled through Virginia, D.C., and Maryland, WTTG reports. 

On Tuesday, another lightning strike in Montgomery County ignited a fire at Millhaven Condos, causing $2 million in damage and displacing more than two dozen residents, according to the Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service. 

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Scattered thunderstorms are expected in the D.C. area on Saturday and Sunday. 

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