Check out these stunning photos and videos of Wednesday's storm in Alberta

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Lightning show electric for storm watchers

2 months ago
Thunderstorm provided plenty of oooooos and ahhhhhs as it rumbled through southern Alberta Wednesday night. 0:26

The skies across southern Alberta lit up spectacularly with lightning on Wednesday night as a thunderstorm rumbled through the region.

Environment Canada had issued a severe thunderstorm warning for many communities.

From Calgary to Strathmore, people gathered at windows and on balconies to watch the storm, and captured images and videos of gathering clouds and lightning strikes.

Here is a selection of images and videos that flooded social media and CBC Calgary's inbox.

Videos of the storm on Twitter

Photos captured the lightning on Instagram

Images sent to CBC Calgary

This image of the storm was captured near Strathmore, Alta. (Submitted by Matt Melnyk)
Ominous clouds hang over Bearspaw. (Submitted by Connor Phillips)
This stormy shot was taken on Tuesday night near Deerfoot Trail. (Submitted by Yaron Eini)
(Submitted by Matt Melnyk)
(Submitted by Emma Donnelly)
(Submitted by Donald Rogers)

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