It’s Electrifying: Lighting Strikes 1 World Trade Center [VIDEO]

A round of thunderstorms roared through New York City and the tri-state Friday evening, causing heavy flooding, traffic jams and flight delays just as the unofficial start to summer got underway. At one point during the storm, lightning struck the spire of 1 World Trade Center.

The spectacular image was captured by several NBC 4 New York viewers (see video above and photo gallery to left).

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