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Wet Travel Conditions for the East; Snow and Wind for the Pacific Northwest and Rockies

A storm lifting northward toward the Great Lakes will bring periods of rain and gusty winds for the eastern third of the country today. For the Pacific Northwest and northern Rockies, accumulating snow and strong winds will make for hazardous traveling conditions through tonight. A stronger storm is forecast early in the week with the threat of severe thunderstorms for the Mississippi Valley. Read More >

 

Colorado Lightning Casualty Studies:

Welcome to the Colorado Lightning Casualty Studies webpage of the Colorado Lightning Resource page. Research on lightning casualties which have occurred in Colorado can be found below. NOTE: These papers/posters were presented at scientific meetings or were published in scientific journals. 


Meteorological case studies of lightning strike victims in Colorado (2015)

Meteorological Analysis of the Rocky Mountain National Park Lightning Fatalities of 11 and 12 July 2014 (2014)

Meteorological case studies of lightning strike victims in Colorado (2012)

Meteorological case studies of lightning strike victims in Colorado - an update (2008)

Meteorological case studies of lightning strkie victims in Colorado (2006)

A small updraft producing a fatal lightning flash (American Meteorological Society; 2004)