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Lightning Deaths

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Lightning Deaths At Rocky Mountain National Park Concern Visitors

Visitors to Rocky Mountain National Park are hiking more cautiously after lightning strikes at the popular park killed two people in two days at the height of summer travel season.

07/15/2014

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

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Study Finds Anglers Are Most Vulnerable To A Lightning Strike

New research from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Boulder shows the majority of lightning deaths happen during outdoor leisure activities.

06/24/2013