A storm rolled through New York City yesterday afternoon with black skies and unexpected hail, but through the power of social media, NYC was able to see what was coming before they could even Google “weather.”

Courtesy of @dhanijones / d0057 on Instagram

 

From the vantage point of an airplane window, former NFL linebacker and Travel Channel host, Dhani Jones, Instagram-ed the storm and posted it to his Twitter feed, starting a storm of his own. While our Travel Channel offices in New York and DC were pummeled by the thunder, we were too excited about our old friend’s social media frenzy to even notice.

Find some of Dhani’s Travel Channel videos here and follow him on Twitter to see what he’s up to now.

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Amanda DiGiondomenicoAmanda is an Interactive Producer for TravelChannel.com and considers herself a resident of both Baltimore and Washington, DC. She loves taking road trips up and down the East Coast, but...

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