Nightly News   |  May 08, 2013

Remarkable lightning strike hits Grand Canyon

A photograph of a spectacular lightning strike near the south rim of the Grand Canyon was tweeted out by the US Department of the Interior. The photo was taken in July 2012 by photographer Travis Roe who submitted the image to a photo contest. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> take a look at this photo of a lightning strike near the south rim of the grand canyon . a capture of a spectacular moment as if mother nature was shining a bright light on the canyon wall. it was taken last july by photographer travis rowe but the u.s. department of the interior thought enough of it to alert us to it just this week.