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VIDEO: Massive lightning storm passes over B.C.’s Elk Valley

A compilation of strikes seen from Fernie at around 1:30 a.m., July 24.
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An electrical storm passed over Fernie on the night of July 23. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

Shortly after Environment Canada issued a severe thunderstorm warning on the night of July 23, a massive electrical storm rolled through the Elk Valley and into Alberta. The video below is a compilation of strikes seen from Fernie at around 1:30 a.m., July 24.

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Phil McLachlan

About the Author: Phil McLachlan

Phil McLachlan is the editor at the Penticton Western News. He served as the reporter, and eventually editor of The Free Press newspaper in Fernie.
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