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Severe Storms Expected Across Upper Midwest

Strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail, and heavy rain are expected across the Upper Mississippi Valley, which includes the Twin Cities metro area. Meanwhile, heavy rain and thunderstorms may produce flooding across the Mid Mississippi Valley and in the St. Louis metro region. 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)