A spidering lightning bolt struck the ground near the North Dakota-Montana border on Tuesday, June 8.
Aviation weather forecaster Michael Snyder was driving near the North Dakota town of Beach when his camera caught the strike in all its glory.
The National Weather Service warned of a severe weather threat for large swathes of North Dakota on Tuesday night.
Inclement weather was forecasted to continue through Thursday, with severe storms expected to sweep the Roughrider State’s west in the afternoon. Credit: Michael Snyder via Storyful