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Summer-like storms strike in November: Intense lightning, flooding, hail experienced across state: November 9, 2005

ABOVE: Lightning over Charleston on Tuesday night.

EXPEDITION VIDEO: Charleston under attack from lightning barrage : Windows Media, 6.8MB

CHARLESTON, WV - Summer-like thunderstorms, well out of season for November, crashed through West Virginia on Tuesday and Tuesday night. In Charleston, a staggering barrage of vivid lightning after dark ravaged the downtown area, causing power outages and giving a startling display of nature's power.

The storms slowly moved north overnight, causing flash flooding problems in central and northern West Virginia.

BELOW: Lightning in Charleston on Tuesday night:

BELOW: Lightning in Ohio on Tuesday:

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