Stunning Video Shows Lightning Flashing as Sun Rises in Pensacola

Lightning streaked through a pastel sky as the sun rose in Pensacola, Florida, on April 2.

Jim McClellan captured this slow-motion footage of lightning over Pensacola Bay on Saturday. “Perfect scenario – lightning with a sunrise,” McClellan told Storyful of his video.

The National Weather Service (NWS) predicted a few thunderstorms around Pensacola on April 2.

The NWS said heavy rainfall, damaging winds, large hail, and tornadoes are possible across the region through Wednesday. Credit: James Michael McClellan Jr via Storyful

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