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Rain, lightning sweep through Boston area

Radar showed a fast-moving storm that hit Boston Thursday night.

The thunderstorms slammed the Boston area at about 10:45 p.m., lighting up the skies over the Esplanade as concertgoers made an orderly exit from the iconic activities after the evacuation order was issued.

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