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The same system passing ON, QC made for quite the show in Chicago!

Lightning strikes Willis tower repeatedly (WOW!)

Dalia Ibrahim
Digital Reporter

Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 3:29 PM -

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Who says lightning doesn't strike the same place twice? 

Lightning struck the Willis Tower in Chicago several times Monday night. 

A wicked line of storms barreled into the Windy City with frequent lightning, vicious winds and heavy rain. In fact, Chicago O'Hare Airport set a record for daily rainfall -- with 66 mm of rain Monday. 

These storms are part of the same system that currently triggering tornado warnings in eastern Canada and Quebec.

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With files from CNN

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