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Woman Describes Horrific Close Encounter With Lightning: 'It Was the Most Powerful Thing'

Playing Woman Describes Horrific Close Encounter With Lightning: 'It Was the Most Powerful Thing'

It was a terrifying moment caught on camera as a Nevada woman was nearly struck by lightning.

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Aida Dominguez was hoping to record video of a recent storm outside Las Vegas when she got much more than she bargained for.

“I was probably standing on my welcome mat,” she said. “I felt instant heat. I actually felt a sting to the front of my shin. I thought I was hit. It was the most powerful thing I had ever seen or heard.”

Read: What a Shocker: Man Nearly Struck by Lightning as He Live Streams Thunderstorm

The lightning struck a light pole just feet from her Henderson home.

Dominguez was not seriously injured in what is being called a horrifying close call.

Watch: Baby Delivered by Emergency C-Section After Mom Was Struck by Lightning Dies: Report

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