Severe Weather Awareness Week

Lightning in southwest Denver in 2013 (credit: Rob Johnson)

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Colorado’s Biggest Killer Likely Isn’t What You Think

On average three people die and 13 are injured each year in Colorado due to this weather hazard.

04/17/2015

CBS4 YouReporter Braden Blochowitz shows off large hail that hit Julesburg on Tuesday evening (credit: Braden Blochowitz)

Severe Weather Awareness Week: 2 Devastating But Overlooked Dangers

While lightning and tornadoes are obvious hazards, strong wind and large hail can be just as dangerous and life-threatening.

04/16/2015

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Severe Weather Awareness Week: Not All Colorado Floods Are Created Equally

Colorado is prone to many weather hazards in the spring and summer including life-threatening floods.

04/15/2015

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Severe Weather Awareness Week: Tornadoes & Tornado Safety

When someone talks about weather in Colorado, snow probably comes to mind before tornadoes.

04/14/2015

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CBS4 Observes Severe Weather Preparedness Week 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.

04/12/2015

Copter4 catching a lightning strike during an afternoon thunderstorm on May 15, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Colorado’s Most Deadly Thunderstorm Hazard Isn’t Tornadoes

While tornadoes are extremely dangerous and can be killers, more people die each year in Colorado when the thunder roars.

04/18/2014

Hail in Kristen Schoon's pool in Ken Caryl Ranch on Aug. 22, 2013.  (credit: Kristen Schoon)

2 Colorado Weather Hazards That Can Really Add Up

Tornadoes are costly, but these two acts of nature can cause millions of dollars in damage each year.

04/17/2014

Boulder Creek swells in size after three days of heavy rainfall in September 2013. Flash flood sirens warned people to stay away from Boulder Creek and seek higher ground.  (Photo by Dana Romanoff/Getty Images)

Flash Flood Season Is Near, Why Colorado Is So Prone

A flash flood develops rapidly, sometimes in as little as a few minutes.

04/16/2014

Ted Ullmann of Greeley took this photo at 11:51 a.m. Thursday a mile east of Windsor on Highway 392 about 1 mile north of the tornado as it was going west on Eastman Park Blvd. The photo is looking to the south. May 22, 2008

Colorado’s Tornado Season Is Near: Make Your Safety Plan Today

The threat of tornadoes increases rapidly during the month of May and lasts through August.

04/15/2014

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Don’t Be Caught Off Guard: Understand Severe Weather Watches & Warnings

It’s hard to believe that severe weather season is literally around the corner, especially since it was just in the teens and low 20s with snow!

04/14/2014

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