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Damage to the Glenwood Bike Path (credit: CBS)

High Water In Glenwood Canyon Leaves Behind Damage

The water in Colorado’s rivers and streams is starting to recede after a winter that brought a lot of snow and a spring that brought a lot of rain.

06/25/2014

A flooded mobile home park in Evans in September 2013 (credit: CBS)

Forecasters: Computer Models Unclear In Last September’s Flooding

Unclear computer weather models made it difficult to predict the location and magnitude of heavy rains during Colorado’s deadly September storms, the National Weather Service said.

06/25/2014

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Flood Cleanup Continued Into Wednesday In Fort Collins

At least one Fort Collins business spent Wednesday morning cleaning up from Tuesday night’s flooding.

06/25/2014

Lightning strikes over downtown Denver on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Outdoor Lightning Safety Means Having A Plan Before Thunder Is Heard

Since 1959, there have been 141 documented lightning deaths in Colorado and hundreds of others have been injured.

06/25/2014

Pat Plampin of Littleton took this photo at Highway C-470 and Kipling "looking over the foothills" in July 2011.

Understanding The Science Behind Lightning Strikes

There are two types of cloud-to-ground lightning strikes, and while both are deadly, one is usually more destructive.

06/24/2014

Boulder Creek (credit: CBS)

Boulder Creek Open For Tubing

Tubing in Boulder is allowed once again.

06/24/2014

(credit: Franktown Fire)

Lightning Strikes Start 3 Fires In Elbert County

Firefighters in Elizabeth responded to three different fires Sunday afternoon. All of them were caused by lightning strikes.

06/23/2014

The latest U.S. Drought Outlook, issued June 19, 2014. (credit: Climate Prediction Center)

Half Of Colorado In Some Level Of Drought

State officials say about half of Colorado remains in some level of drought.

06/23/2014

Chris Hartmann of Evans took this photo on May 10, 2011, looking south as thunderstorms moved through.

3 Hot Spots For Lightning Fatalities In Colorado

This week has been declared lightning safety awareness week by Governor Hickenlooper.

06/22/2014

Roman Glemba shows his destroyed barn. (credit: CBS)

Tornado Destroys Barn As Man Hides Inside

Five tornadoes touched down on Colorado’s Eastern Plains on Saturday afternoon, causing damage in some areas.

06/21/2014