Colorado Lightning Safety Awareness Week

Damage from a lightning strike at a home in SE Aurora on June 5, 2013. The strike was so powerful it caused the living ceiling to collapse and blew some outdoor light bulbs in the home next door. (credit: CBS)

Indoor Lightning Safety Means More Than Just Seeking Shelter

Lightning can often find a way inside even the most sturdy of shelters.


Lightning strikes over downtown Denver during an afternoon thunderstorm. (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.


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.


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.


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