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05/23/2014 11:47 pm ET Updated May 23, 2014

Lightning Strikes One World Trade Center As Thunderstorms Overwhelm New York City (VIDEO/PHOTOS)

Mother Nature put on a spectacular light show in the Big Apple Friday night as massive thunderstorms descended upon the city.

Social media was abuzz with videos and photographs taken of the weather event, including some showing lightning striking the spire of the new One World Trade Center.

According to the AP, bad weather delayed flights at New York City area airports Friday.

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