Mother Nature celebrated July 4 with her own fireworks sending severe thunderstorms throughout VT, NH, and MA.
Fireworks in Lebanon NH and Wilder VT were called off and rescheduled for Thursday evening, and MA State Police evacuated the Esplanade sheltering firework attendees in tunnels along Storrow Dr. The popular Boston Pops fireworks show started 25 minutes late.
In Vermont St. Albans residents experienced flooding and down wires
The storms seemed strongest in NH Lakes Region, where three men barbecuing in Laconia were stuck by lightening, and received minor injuries. In addition 2,100 customers PSNH customers in the Lakes Region lost electricity.