More Severe Storms Rock Chicago: Lightning Strikes Three Chicago High-Rises At Once (VIDEO)

06/24/2010 11:27 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Chicago has been no stranger to violent thunderstorms in recent weeks. The line of severe storms that hammered the city Wednesday evening knocked down trees, power lines and patio furniture. For all the damage these storms have done, they have left us with some pretty powerful images.

Chicagoist has an impressive storm gallery here, and check out this video shot by Chicagoan Craig Shimala of the storm over downtown Chicago Wednesday night:

Lighting strikes three of the tallest buildings in Chicago at the same time! from Craig Shimala on Vimeo.