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Lightning damages runway at Fort Lauderdale airport

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (WSVN) -- A runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport was damaged by a bolt of lightning.

The runway was closed for over an hour with minor holes. Crews covered the damage with a temporary patch.

The runway has re-opened, and flights are back on schedule.

Sudden strikes of bad weather are continuing across South Florida.

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