Lightning

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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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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

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