WATCH: Lightning Hits New World Trade Center Tower

Twitter, via @t3nman

An impressive New York City thunderstorm is delaying holiday travel and producing some spectacular footage on social media Friday night, including an amateur video of lightning hitting the World Trade Center.

The storm, which started around 7:30 p.m., prompted flash flood warnings in metro New York and northern New Jersey.

It is not expected to reach Boston.

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You can watch the footage below:

[h/t m_emmert via Instagram]