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.
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.
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.
New research from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Boulder shows the majority of lightning deaths happen during outdoor leisure activities.
Besides the Black Forest Fire, several other wildfires are burning across Colorado.
The plan for the Big Meadows Fire burning in Rocky Mountain National Park is to keep it north of Tonahutu Creek.