Lightning Safety: Protecting Yourself, Your Family and Your Friends from Lightning: In this section, you will find information on:
Safe locations during a lightning storm
Lighting Safety: Protecting your Home from Lightning: In this section you will find information, courtesy of the American Meteorological Society, on:
Protecting your residence from Lightning
Lightning Casualty Case Studies in the state of Colorado: In this section, you will find meteorological case studies of lightning strike victims which occurred in the state of Colorado.
"BOLTS FROM THE BLUE": The most dangerous type of lightning!
Coaches, Atheletic Directors, Referees, and parents whose children participate in outdoor atheletic events are strongly encouraged to read this document.
Lightning Statistics: In this section, you will find information on:
Lightning injuries/fatalities day by day for Colorado
Lightning Flash Density maps: In this section, you will find information on:
Average number of lightning flashes per day, per month and per year for Colorado
Safety, Education, Science, etc
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Lightning Striking a building at close range:
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
How far off I sat and wondered..."
Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band, Night Moves, from the album Nine Tonight