Watch lightning strike One World Trade Center during New York storm

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Lightning strike on #OneWorldTrade this afternoon. #NYC #OneWTC #SeeForever #NJ #NYWX #WHPHoldStill #⚡️

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An early summer that came barreling across New York City late Sunday afternoon drenched locals, but also provided some haunting views for those savvy enough to whip out a camera.

NBC's Anthony Quintano captured a quick shot of lightning striking the top of the World Trade Center and posted it to Instagram.

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Watch lightning strike One World Trade Center during New York storm
One World Trade Center stands in Lower Manhattan, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in New York. The visitors center at the top of the 104-floor skyscraper, One World Observatory, is scheduled to open to the public on May 29. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 22: One World Trade Center is viewed a week before the newly built observation deck opens on May 22, 2015 in New York City. The observation deck sits atop the 104-story skyscraper. Manhattan's most scenic. The observation deck sits atop the 104-story skyscraper at the former site of the Twin Towers, opening to the public on May 29th with tickets currently being sold online. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Media stand on the Sky Portal, a 14-foot wide disc that delivers high-def footage from the street below at the One World Observatory May 20, 2015 during a media tour and preview in New York. This early visit to the Observatory at One World Trade Center will showcase all of the main attractions that the Observatory offers on floors 100 to 102 -- Voices, Foundations, Sky Portal, City Pulse and more. One World Observatory announced that its official public opening date will be May 29, 2015. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
The Financial District and the World Trade Center, lower center, are seen from the observatory at One World Trade Center, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in New York. The observatory atop the 104-story skyscraper opens to the public on May 29. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
The One World Trade Center building, center, is reflected on one of the pools at the 9/11 Memorial, in New York, Monday, March 23, 2015. The first stair-climb benefit will be held at One World Trade Center in May to raise money for military veterans, two foundations, the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and the Captain Billy Burke Foundation, formed after the 9/11 attacks announced Monday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Eric Robinson, center, demonstrates City Pulse at One World Observatory, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in New York. The interactive ring of high-definition monitors allows guests to view landmarks and neighborhoods that they view from above. The observatory atop the 104-story One World Trade Center opens to the public on May 29. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 22: People look out from the newly built One World Observatory at One World Trade Center on May 22, 2015 in New York City. The observation deck sits atop the 104-story skyscraper at the former site of the Twin Towers, opening to the public on May 29th with tickets currently being sold online. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
A time-lapsed view of New York seen through the years is viewed from the Sky Pod Elevator at the One World Observatory May 20, 2015 during a media tour and preview in New York. This early visit to the Observatory at One World Trade Center will showcase all of the main attractions that the Observatory offers on floors 100 to 102 -- Voices, Foundations, Sky Portal, City Pulse and more. One World Observatory announced that its official public opening date will be May 29, 2015. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 22: A panel exhibition is viewed at the to the newly built One World Observatory at One World Trade Center on May 22, 2015 in New York City. The observation deck sits atop the 104-story skyscraper at the former site of the Twin Towers, opening to the public on May 29th with tickets currently being sold online. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Midtown Manhattan, including the Empire State Building, center, are seen from the observatory at One World Trade Center, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in New York. The observatory atop the 104-story skyscraper opens to the public on May 29. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
A view through the Sky Portal shows a live video view of the streets below from One World Observatory, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in New York. The observatory atop the 104-story One World Trade Center opens to the public on May 29. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
A time-lapsed view of New York seen through the years is viewed from the Sky Pod Elevator at the One World Observatory May 20, 2015 during a media tour and preview in New York. This early visit to the Observatory at One World Trade Center will showcase all of the main attractions that the Observatory offers on floors 100 to 102 -- Voices, Foundations, Sky Portal, City Pulse and more. One World Observatory announced that its official public opening date will be May 29, 2015. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
The City Pulse ring is seen at the One World Observatory May 20, 2015 during a media tour and preview in New York. This early visit to the Observatory at One World Trade Center will showcase all of the main attractions that the Observatory offers on floors 100 to 102 -- Voices, Foundations, Sky Portal, City Pulse and more. One World Observatory announced that its official public opening date will be May 29, 2015. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
A video screen called Voices is shown at the entrance to One World Observatory, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in New York. The 144 monitor screen tells the personal stories of the men and women who built One World Trade Center. The observatory atop the 104-story skyscraper opens to the public on May 29. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 22: People look out from the newly built One World Observatory at One World Trade Center on May 22, 2015 in New York City. The observation deck sits atop the 104-story skyscraper at the former site of the Twin Towers, opening to the public on May 29th with tickets currently being sold online. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 22: One World Trade Center is viewed a week before the newly built observation deck opens on May 22, 2015 in New York City. The observation deck sits atop the 104-story skyscraper at the former site of the Twin Towers, opening to the public on May 29th with tickets currently being sold online. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 22: The view of Manhattan from the newly built One World Observatory at One World Trade Center on May 22, 2015 in New York City. The observation deck sits atop the 104-story skyscraper at the former site of the Twin Towers, opening to the public on May 29th with tickets currently being sold online. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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