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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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Study Finds Anglers Are Most Vulnerable To A Lightning Strike

New research from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Boulder shows the majority of lightning deaths happen during outdoor leisure activities.

06/24/2013

The West Fork Fire (credit: Jeff Stuckwish)

Many Wildfires Continue To Burn Across Colorado

Besides the Black Forest Fire, several other wildfires are burning across Colorado.

06/16/2013

The Big Meadows Fire (credit: Stephen Rapp)

Crews Try To Keep Big Meadows Fire North Of Tonahutu Creek

The plan for the Big Meadows Fire burning in Rocky Mountain National Park is to keep it north of Tonahutu Creek.

06/12/2013

Damage from a lightning strike at a home in SE Aurora on June 5, 2013. The strike was so powerful it caused the living ceiling to collapse and blew some outdoor light bulbs in the home next door. (credit: CBS)

Aurora Homeowner Cleans Up House After Lightning Strike

A family in Aurora says it was the loudest thing they’ve ever heard. Now they’re cleaning up after lightning struck their house.

06/05/2013

Denver Firefighters put out a house fire in Stapleton Wednesday afternoon. (credit: CBS)

Lightning May Be Blamed For House Fire In Stapleton

A lightning strike may be to blame for starting a house fire in Stapleton.

05/29/2013

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Cleanup Under Way In Aurora After Lightning Strikes Tree

There was a lot to clean up in Aurora on Thursday morning after lightning hit a tree, stripping it clean of bark and flinging branches across a home.

05/16/2013

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Topography, Elevation Play Role In Colorado’s Weather Extremes

Colorado can be a land of extremes when it comes to weather, with radical temperature swings and sudden storms. Learn more about it, and watch video from the CBS4 special “Eye on the Storm.”

04/10/2013

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Lightning Briefly Evacuates Vail Mountain Slopes

Lightning prompted Vail Mountain to evacuate its ski slopes briefly, but it restarted its ski lifts a short time later.

03/30/2013

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