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Copter4 catching a lightning strike during an afternoon thunderstorm on May 15, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Colorado’s Most Deadly Thunderstorm Hazard Isn’t Tornadoes

While tornadoes are extremely dangerous and can be killers, more people die each year in Colorado when the thunder roars.

20 hours ago

A tree struck by lightning behind Charlie Bennet's home (credit: CBS)

Lightning Strikes Woman, Trees In Lakewood

Lightning strikes caused some problems in Lakewood Monday morning.

10/14/2013

A picture of the flames started by lightning (credit: Vicki Rodrigues)

Lightning Started House Fire In Jefferson County

Firefighter investigators said lightning sparked a house fire in Jefferson County.

09/04/2013

JJ on Twitter shared this photo with CBS4.

Durango Lightning-Strike Map Finds Fires

When summer monsoons bring thunderstorms to Southwest Colorado, lightning bolts can come fast and furious.

08/11/2013

Rob Johnson sent us this picture of lightning in southwest Denver (credit: Rob Johnson)

Thunderstorms Bring Heavy Rain, Hail, Flooding To Metro Area

Thunderstorms brought heavy rain, hail and flooding to the Denver metro area on Thursday evening.

08/08/2013

Rain in Southern Colorado (credit: CBS)

Southern Colorado Getting More Rain Than It Can Handle

After a dry summer, southern Colorado is getting more moisture than it can handle.

08/08/2013

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9 People Struck By Lightning Near Wellington

Nine farm workers were struck by lightning in Wellington on Thursday afternoon after a fast-moving summer storm drenched the farming community which barely had time to react.

07/18/2013

Copter4 flew over a tree struck by lightning on the CSU campus in Fort Collins (credit: CBS)

Lightning Strikes Tree In Fort Collins

The same storm system that caused flash flooding in the High Park burn area also brought some destructive lightning to Fort Collins.

07/05/2013

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Fishing For Lightning

It’s thunder and lightning season here in Colorado, and the golf course isn’t the only place where you can get struck by a bolt from the blue. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida lights up the myths and misconceptions about safety during a thunderstorm.

06/25/2013

A photo of Vic Barclay's shed on fire after the lightning strike. (credit: Steve Grasso)

Lightning Strike Gives Centennial Homeowner A Scare

Lightning is to blame for sparking several wildfires in Colorado recently, but in one Denver-area community on man says lightning came far too close to home.

06/25/2013

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