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Late day thunderstorms bring much-needed rain, stunning visuals afterwards

Sunday, July 21st, 2013 6:45am MDT

The forecast called for a chance for thunderstorms and Mother Nature obliged on Saturday.  Heavy rain and gusty winds struck the north metro area but what followed was perhaps more interesting. In all, Thornton recorded 0.29” of rain in a very short period from 4:30 to 4:55pm.  Some small hail accompanied the storm as did […]

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Video captures stage collapse in powerful winds at Indiana State Fair

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 4:11pm MDT

Winds alone are not normally associated with the loss of life but a sad reminder of the dangers was seen at the Indianapolis State Fair on Saturday.  Powerful thunderstorm winds downed a stage killing five people and injuring dozens while officials appeared to ignore warnings of the impending danger. The Natural Disasters Examiner wrote in […]

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