Slideshow: The 89th Annual Williams Lake Stampede

The 89th annual Williams Lake Stampede went out with a bang, literally.



The 89th annual Williams Lake Stampede went out with a bang, literally.

Moments after the final bull ride Monday, a severe thunder and lightning storm swept over the city sending fans running for cover.

Over the weekend, more than 14,500 rodeo fans took in the four-day event, which saw some of the best cowboys and cowgirls competing from across North America.