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Lightning strike tosses flowers, nobody injured

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A lightning strike tossed flowers out of the ground after hitting this flag pole. A lightning strike tossed flowers out of the ground after hitting this flag pole.

CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) - Friday morning's storms brought some lightning strikes to the area -- and a close call for some workers at a local car dealership.

Workers at Dan Deery in Cedar Falls say lighning struck their flag pole as they were putting keys in the vehicles before 9:00 am.  The lightning did not damage the pole, but popped flowers out of the ground planted below the pole.

Nobody was injured. For more on Friday morning storms, and chances for more severe weather, check out our weather page and Schnack's blog.

Online Producer: Jason Mortvedt

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