On average three people die and 13 are injured each year in Colorado due to this weather hazard.
While lightning and tornadoes are obvious hazards, strong wind and large hail can be just as dangerous and life-threatening.
Colorado is prone to many weather hazards in the spring and summer including life-threatening floods.
The presidential hopeful has acknowledged that the climate is changing, but has expressed skepticism that it is being caused solely by humans.
When someone talks about weather in Colorado, snow probably comes to mind before tornadoes.
Ensure you and your family are weather ready before storm season ramps up across Colorado.
Spring and summer in Colorado mean plenty of long sunny days that are perfect for being outside, but it also means strong to severe thunderstorms.
A dynamic spring storm on April 2 produced snow and a rare tornado.
While there is still time for snow to accumulate in the mountains, the window of opportunity is closing fast.
The northern hemisphere will officially welcome the new season at 4:45 p.m. MDT on Friday, Mar. 20.