Thursday night’s heavy rain was the final straw for a roof already battered by hail.
A lengthy hailstorm caused a mess in a Denver neighborhood overnight.
A massive complex of supercell thunderstorms rolled through Elbert County Wednesday evening and produced hailstones that were nearly as big as tennis balls.
A tornado briefly touched down Wednesday afternoon about 15 miles south of the town of Holyoke in northeastern Colorado.
A Weather Alert was in effect for the metro area Monday night as sunshine and partly cloudy skies gave way to ominous dark clouds, heavy rain and lightning.
Hail and standing water led to a brief closure of Interstate 70 near Byers on Sunday.
From rain to snow, back to rain, then a mix, and finally thunderstorms with small hail.
While lightning and tornadoes are obvious hazards, strong wind and large hail can be just as dangerous and life-threatening.
Monday’s severe storms included some quarter-sized hail that hammered down on Centennial.
Cleanup and repairs are continuing in Fort Collins after hail on Tuesday caused damage to homes, businesses and cars.