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Thursday, March 23

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Frequent Rearview contributor Craig Shimala captured lightning simultaneously striking the Sears, Trump and Hancock towers during last night's storm.

triple-strike lightning chicago

Back in 2010, Shimala caught a triple strike on video.

 
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