Powerful Thunderstorms Knocked Out Power For Thousands in Charlotte Last Night

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Thousands are without power across the Charlotte region after a strong wall of thunderstorms swept through our region last night.

The powerful storm cells produced a constant stream of lightning and thunder from about 3am-5am.

Here are some images from a massive lightning strike in the heart of Uptown Charlotte:

The storm created over 2,000 power outages around Charlotte:

Flash flooding was also reported in some parts of our region:

Did the storm wake you up last night?

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