Video: Silver Spring lightning strike caught on camera

A lightning strike in Silver Spring was caught on camera Wednesday as severe weather hammered the D.C. area.

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A Penwood Road resident provided FOX 5 with the video from her Nest camera.

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Severe thunderstorms have pummeled the D.C. region throughout the week – felling tree, sparking fires, and prompting power outages in some areas.