Lightning storm rolls through Fresno

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Thursday, July 2, 2015
Lightning storm rolls through the Valley
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The sweet sound of rain. July has brought a summer storm along with it.

FRESNO, Calif. -- The sweet sound of rain. July has brought a summer storm along with it.

Lightning strikes throughout Fresno including a huge bolt caught on our Downtown Fresno Skycam. This bolt struck the ground and hit a transformer on Van Ness and Divisadero causing power in the area to go out.

A PG&E information officer tweeted that 1,500 customers were without power due to the storm and 41 different outages. PG&E says they are working to restore power as safely and quickly as possible.

Many areas throughout the Valley are experiencing rain -- and thunder and lightning.

PHOTOS: Lightning storm in Fresno