VIDEO: Lightning Strikes Washington Monument

Ryan Phillips
Lightning strikes the Washington Monument
Lightning strikes the Washington Monument /
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As if there wasn't enough going on in our nation's capital right now, a thunderstorm hit the area Thursday night along with torrential downpours. Things got a bit crazy and a spectacular lightning bolt hit the Washington Monument.

A camera from Washington D.C.'s CBS affiliate, WUSA9 captured the lightning strike. It was insane. Check this out:

That's stunning video.

Two National Guardsmen were actually injured in a lightning strike on Thursday in the area around the White House. They were taken to the hospital.

As you can see, the rain showers were pretty intense as well:

So yeah, the crazy nights in D.C. continued again Thursday night.

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