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Lexington, Massachusetts, July 1, 2008—Bolts of lightning flash behind a U.S. flag in Lexington, Massachusetts.

An unusual weather pattern in the northeastern United States has unleashed violent thunderstorms almost daily over the Boston area for two weeks. A strong cold front moving through the area could spell relief for residents this weekend.

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