Monsoon Thunderstorm Hits Southern California

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Severe thunderstorms moved across southern California on June 22 in the first monsoonal surge of the season, according to the National Weather Service. Video uploaded on Twitter by @gutterdove shows a lightning strike in the distance with dark clouds looming over Phelan, California. The storms, caused by monsoonal moisture, brought thunder, rain, lightning, wind gusts of 50 mph, and pea-sized hail to the region, the NWS said in a special weather statement. Regional high temperatures in the 90s were forecast for Thursday. Credit: @gutterdove via StoryfulRead MoreThe Australian