A quick-moving round of severe weather hit the Denver metro area on Monday night, causing widespread reports of damage.
As we head into storm season, it’s not only tornados that are on the radar. Lightning is striking the area with frightening frequency — and you are a target. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains some of the myths and misconceptions about lightning that may help keep you from becoming a victim of the bolt.
State Farm Insurance teams went out Monday to take a look at the aftermath of Sunday’s storm trying to get a feel for just how much damage there is to repair.
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.