VIDEO: Intense Lightning Storm Hits New York City Saturday Evening by Matt Coneybeare on Aug. 14, 2016 at 9:51 AM at 9:51 AM on August 14, 2016 Play Video Severe storms erupted just north of NYC this Saturday evening with frequent cloud-to-cloud lightning within the explosive cumulonimbus tower. via AccuWeather storms weather Something wrong with this post? Let us know! Share This Post Brought To You By… If You Liked This, You May Enjoy… Check Out These Electric Photographs of Last Night's Thunderstorm in New York City Stunning Time Lapse Video Captures Last Night's Storm Clouds Rolling In Over City Rooftops Time Lapse Video Shows This Weekend's Storm Clouds Over Brooklyn Check Out This Perfect 180° Rainbow That Formed Over Central Park This Weekend Subscribe to Viewing NYC by Email Email Address If you are a human, ignore this field Daily Weekly Both We hate spam too, so we absolutely won't give your email address to anybody else. Expect emails containing the site's most popular articles only as frequently as you like.