Alliance Police capture video of intense lightning strike during Friday storms

Video above courtesy of Alliance Police Department

ALLIANCE, NE — Video of Friday's storms continues to come out.

Monday, the Alliance Police Department published the above video of an intense lightning strike during the severe-warned storms on July 9. 

The video appears to show lightning strike a power pole which momentarily ignites a power line. 

Officials say the video was taken in the area of 8th St. and Mississippi Ave. by Officer Norris who was on duty working in the storms. 

Box Butte County was the hardest hit area from the storms that passed through the area Friday night. Reports of large hail and crop damage also came out of Kimball County due to an earlier round of storms Friday.