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
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)
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)
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)
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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