Lightning

Brian Tena Cardenas (credit: CBS)

Family Of Aurora Teen Struck By Lightning Is ‘Waiting For A Miracle’

A teenager struck by lightning on May 1 in Aurora remains in critical condition, and a family friend told CBS4 Health Specialist Kathy Walsh his mother is by his side 24/7, praying for his recovery.

05/19/2015

The tree that was struck by lightning (credit: Mark Taylor)

Man Struck By Lightning At City Park Golf Course Was Under A Tree

Lightning struck a man at City Park Golf Course on Tuesday afternoon.

05/12/2015

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Lightning Strikes, Starts Fire At Apartment Building

Lightning is believed to have started a fire at a condominium complex in Denver on Friday afternoon.

05/08/2015

Brian Tena Cardenas (credit: CBS)

Family Says Teen Struck By Lightning Is In Critical Condition

The teenager hit by lightning in a field in Aurora Friday afternoon remains in the hospital.

05/04/2015

Brian Walker talks with CBS4's Kelly Werthmann. (credit: CBS)

Man Thankful He Was Able To Help Lightning Strike Victim

The man credited for saving the life of an Aurora teen is being called a hero.

05/03/2015

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Explosion Cleanup Is A Priority For Oil & Gas Commission

The Colorado Oil and Gas Commission is taking an interest in making sure there aren’t any environmental impacts from last week’s fracking wastewater tank explosion in Weld County.

04/21/2015

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Fracking Wastewater Tank Explosion: Concerns Over Contaminated Water Reaching Farms

Crews worked to keep contamination out of nearby farms and irrigation ditches after tanks at a fracking wastewater facility in Weld County burst into flames on Friday afternoon.

04/18/2015

Lightning in southwest Denver in 2013 (credit: Rob Johnson)

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Colorado’s Biggest Killer Likely Isn’t What You Think

On average three people die and 13 are injured each year in Colorado due to this weather hazard.

04/17/2015

CBS4 YouReporter Braden Blochowitz shows off large hail that hit Julesburg on Tuesday evening (credit: Braden Blochowitz)

Severe Weather Awareness Week: 2 Devastating But Overlooked Dangers

While lightning and tornadoes are obvious hazards, strong wind and large hail can be just as dangerous and life-threatening.

04/16/2015

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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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