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Check out this photo John Bulmer captured of a double lightning strike in Washington County during Wednesday's storms. Here's a timelapse of the storm.

You might remember John from his Reclaimed and Dark City photo illustrations of Capital Region sites.

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The storms that rolled across the region Wednesday dropped very uneven amounts of rain -- some places, such as Clifton Park, got 1.5 inches, while others, such as ALB, got .11 inches.

The official rainfall total for May so far is just .42 inches -- 2.69 inches less than usual. And Albany is almost 9.5 inches behind on rainfall from its typical total since March.

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