... Today in Metro Denver weather history...
31 in 1951... hail as large as 1 3/4 inches in diameter caused
an estimated 300 thousand dollars damage in Metro Denver.
Hail as large as 1 1/2 inches in diameter was measured
at Stapleton Airport.
In 1978... strong thunderstorm winds tore the roof off an
apartment building in Aurora... downed trees... and damaged
windows in Denver. A microburst wind gust to 58 mph was
recorded at Stapleton International Airport.
In 1985... a thunderstorm wind gust to 60 mph was clocked at
Buckley field in Aurora.
In 1997... hail to 1 1/4 inches in diameter was measured in
In 2006... a female postal worker was struck and injured by
lightning while delivering mail in Westminster.
In 2008... lightning struck a home in Brighton... damaging the
roof and a bedroom. The damaged totaled 20 thousand
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