A storm that swept through Southern California on Monday brought nearly 2 inches of rain to the San Bernardino mountains and more than 4,000 lightning flashes, striking at least one teen.
The National Weather Service recorded 4,063 lightning flashes in Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties.
In San Diego, a 14-year-old high school football player was hospitalized after he was struck by lightning.
Dennis Tuatagaloa told KGTV-TV he was walking off the football field at Grossmont High School when he felt the jolt. The teen said the pain felt like a football tackle, and his muscles cramped up.
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