Wednesday Jun 03 2009 comments Lightning strikes across foothills By: Auburn Journal photography by Ben Furtado -A +A Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalMultiple flashes of lightning can be seen during a dark, cloudy, thunder storm Wednesday night in Auburn. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalStreaks of lightning, flash purple hues across the night sky in the foothill area Wednesday night. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalDuring a brief rain storm, lightning strikes can be seen in the horizon from the view point of Highway 49 in Auburn shortly before 9:30 pm Wednesday evening. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalShooting across the night sky, lightning cuts through the night sky. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalLike something out of a sci-fi movie clouds loom over Auburn during a lightning storm Wednesday night. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalMother nature put on quite a show of lightning and multiple flashes during the storm. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalLightning cracks across the night silhouetting oak trees in the foreground. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalLate evening skies marble with dark clouds and multiple lightning flashes.