Chicago Electrified! Saturday Storm Produces Vivid Lightning And Heavy Rain

Those were some angry skies over Chicago late Saturday afternoon....

Dark skies over Chicago Aug 4 2012

Dark skies over Chicago Aug 4 2012

The following are photos of lightning on the western horizon as the storm approached. I also posted some pretty amazing stop-action shots of lightning blasts over downtown during the same storm... which really show the amazing power of lightning: How Explosive Can Lightning Be?

Chicago lightning west view Aug 4 2012

Chicago lightning west view Aug 4 2012

Chicago lightning west view Aug 4 2012

Chicago lightning west view Aug 4 2012

Chicago lightning west view Aug 4 2012

Chicago lightning west view Aug 4 2012

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