National Weather Service
Predicting when and where thunderstorms hit is easy meteorology compared to pinpointing the potential for lightning strikes — a difficult but perhaps solvable task thanks to new technology.
A storm system in Colorado that flooded streets and stranded drivers up and down the Front Range is being blamed for the death of a man on the southeastern plains.
More rain is forecast in already soggy southern Colorado, raising the risk of flooding again.
Visitors to Rocky Mountain National Park are hiking more cautiously after lightning strikes at the popular park killed two people in two days at the height of summer travel season.
Unclear computer weather models made it difficult to predict the location and magnitude of heavy rains during Colorado’s deadly September storms, the National Weather Service said.
Smoke from wildfires in New Mexico and Arizona is drifting into Colorado.
A line of severe storms packing high winds and hail swept across Colorado’s Front Range and eastern plains Sunday, spawning several damaging tornadoes, including one that dropped down near a junior golf tournament southeast of Denver.
Water levels near Greeley are expected to recede and drop below flood stage over the coming days.
The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings or advisories Saturday for much of northern and parts of central Colorado.
Heavy rains over a short period of time have flooded some streets in Boulder.