By Chris Spears

DENVER (CBS4) – A narrow but persistent band of thunderstorms developed in east-central Colorado Tuesday evening and lasted most of the night.

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It put on quite a light show for those in Denver with a view toward the east.

(credit: CBS4 Photojournalist Rob McClure)

(credit: CBS4 Photojournalist Rob McClure)

An 18-hour radar loop from Doppler 4000 shows the storms forming along some type of boundary between Denver International Airport and the town of Yuma.

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Denver’s official rain gauge at the airport measured 0.02 inches of rain from the storms around 10 p.m. Tuesday.

The rain was much heavier to the east where a few weather spotters reported up to three inches in central Yuma County.

(credit: CoCoRaHS)

(credit: CoCoRaHS)

The storms prompted a few severe thunderstorm warnings Tuesday evening a some flash flood warnings overnight in east-central Colorado as they trained over the same area.

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Meteorologist Chris Spears writes about stories related to weather and climate in Colorado. Check out his bio, connect with him on Facebook or follow him on Twitter @ChrisCBS4.