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San Francisco Giant... Lightning

August 20, 2013; 11:53 AM ET

A game last night between the Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants was not delayed as a dying thunderstorm provided a lightning show for the fans:

More high-resolution, incredible photos can be found on Buzzfeed. Persistent westward-moving thunderstorms to the south and west of the city provided the lightning, to the tune of over 10,000 strikes (14,000 are shown on the large map here; strike data by Vaisala).

Here's a 3-D version of what the radar looked like during that time period:

The animation shows the thunderstorms redeveloping south of the city throughout the evening:

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