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Welcome to the Colorado Lightning Resource Page. This page has links to information about lightning activity in the state of Colorado, with an emphasis on the amount of lightning activity and lightning casualties. Please scroll down to see all the data.
 
When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!
 

Click here for NOAA/NWS National Lightning Safety Information 

 

 

What is lightning?

 

Lightning flash density maps for the state of Colorado

 

Lightning flash data counts by hour, date and county for the state of Colorado

 

Lightning casualty information for each county in Colorado 

 

Short write-up for each Colorado lightning casualty since 1980

 

Graphs & charts of Colorado lightning casualties

 

How does Colorado lightning activity rank as compared to the rest of the United States?

 

National lightning casualty statistics

 

Colorado lightning climatology studies

 

Colorado lightning casualty studies

 

Lightning Bolt from the Blue

 


 
  Plane being struck by lightning

 

 


This internet site is intended to serve as a resource for lightning information for the state of Colorado.  Knowing more about lightning, its causes, and some basic safety rules can help you and your family avoid needless exposure to the dangers of lightning.

We hope that you find this information useful.

Please email your comments, questions, and suggestions to Steve.Hodanish@noaa.gov

This page is a part of the Lightning Program at National Weather Service Pueblo 


"I woke last night to the sound of thunder,
How far off I sat and wondered..."

Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band, Night Moves, from the album Nine Tonight