News Weather Update!!: Needles, CA: Pictures: Lightning. 5 years ago ZachNews Weather Update!!: Needles, CA: Pictures: Lightning. These are pictures taken by ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez of the lightning from a passing storm to the west of Needles, California at around 6:30pm PT on Sunday, July 5th, 2015. Videos coming soon to ZachNews on YouTube. Share this:FacebookTumblrTwitterEmailLike this:Like Loading... Continue Reading Previous Weather Alert!!: Needles, CA: Lightning seen west of Needles, California.Next Weather Update!!: Goffs, CA: Flash Flood Warning expired.