The trick to lightning pictures is patience. I must have taken 100 pictures of an empty sky to get this one shot. Tip: use a high shutter speed and a low aperture. This one was taken at f/6.3 and a 6 second shutter.
If you have any pictures from the storm, send them to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and where it was taken and I’ll share it on here!
Here’s a pre-storm rooftop pic: