Sunday’s severe storms brought a lot of lightning to the Denver metro area. At one point there were 1,600 lightning strikes, and one of the bolts hit a home in Arapahoe County.
Lightning struck a home in Parker on Thursday afternoon and started a fire.
While tornadoes are extremely dangerous and can be killers, more people die each year in Colorado when the thunder roars.
Lightning strikes caused some problems in Lakewood Monday morning.
Firefighter investigators said lightning sparked a house fire in Jefferson County.
When summer monsoons bring thunderstorms to Southwest Colorado, lightning bolts can come fast and furious.
Thunderstorms brought heavy rain, hail and flooding to the Denver metro area on Thursday evening.
After a dry summer, southern Colorado is getting more moisture than it can handle.
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.
The same storm system that caused flash flooding in the High Park burn area also brought some destructive lightning to Fort Collins.