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Lightning Strike

Lightning damaged electrical boxes at Franktown Elementary School (credit: Douglas Co. School District)

Franktown Elementary Closes Early From Lightning Strike Damage

Students at Franktown Elementary School were released early on Wednesday after it was damaged by a lightning strike.

08/27/2014

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Witnesses Describe Lightning Strike That Hit Two Men

Two men were injured when they were struck by lightning after they took cover under a tree while waiting for a bus.

08/27/2014

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Lightning Strikes 2 In Denver, 1 Seriously Hurt

Lightning struck two people in Denver on Tuesday afternoon, the Denver Fire Department said.

08/26/2014

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Lightning Strikes Denver House With Person Inside

Lightning struck a home in Denver causing it to catch on fire with someone inside.

08/16/2014

Adam Cambell (credit: Twitter)

Ultrarunner Hit By Lightning Finishes In 3rd Place

Canadian ultrarunner Adam Campbell was over halfway through Colorado’s Hardrock 100 endurance race when he was struck by lightning.

07/15/2014

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Second Person Killed By Lightning Strike In RMNP Identified

For the second day in a row, lightning has been blamed in the death of a visitor at Rocky Mountain National Park.

07/13/2014

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Another Killed, More Injured By Lightning Strike In Rocky Mountain National Park

More people were injured by a lightning strike on Saturday after a strike killed a woman and injured seven others on Friday.

07/12/2014

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Jet Diverted To Salt Lake After Lightning Strike

A Frontier Airlines official says one of its planes was diverted to Salt Lake City after it was hit by lightning.

07/12/2014

Eve Klein took this photo on July 7 near North Table Mountain in Golden.

Arvada Man Knocked To Ground Videotaping Lightning Strike

The man who recorded a lightning strike during a severe thunderstorm earlier this week was knocked to the ground when the lightning bolt struck too close to his home.

07/09/2014

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

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