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... Today in Metro Denver weather history...

16 in 1902... a thunderstorm produced west winds sustained to
        48 mph with gusts to 60 mph... but only a trace of rain.
      In 1952... a thunderstorm wind gust to 50 mph was recorded at
        Stapleton Airport.
      In 1960... lightning struck a warehouse in central Denver...
        causing 8 thousand dollars in damage to the building and
        stored electrical equipment.
      In 1975... large hail... 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 inches in diameter... fell
        about 4 miles north of Castle Rock. Hail caused some minor
        damage in Aurora. A funnel cloud was reported 25 miles
        east of Denver near Bennett.
      In 1981... a tornado touched down briefly in open country just
        to the east of Aurora. No damage was reported.
      In 1982... a thunderstorm wind gust to 61 mph was recorded at
        Buckley field in Aurora. At the same time almost an inch
        of rain flooded and closed streets in south Aurora. A
        women was hit by lightning just north of Denver. A house
        in the area was also struck.
      In 1985... a thunderstorm produced strong wind gusts over
        southern Metro Denver. One strong wind gust hit Cherry
        Creek Reservoir... capsizing a boat and drowning a man. The
        wind gusts... clocked as high as 50 mph... also downed a few
        trees.
      In 1989... 1 3/4 inch diameter hail fell at intercanyon in
        the foothills of Jefferson County.
      In 1990... lightning caused minor damage to a south Aurora
        home. No injuries were reported.
      In 1994... strong thunderstorm winds caused damage in southern
        Weld County near Hudson and Fort Lupton. Two Mobile homes
        were destroyed and a few lost their roofs. Up to 20 downed
        power poles and the destruction of two 115 thousand-volt
        towers caused widespread power outages. Thunderstorm gust
        front winds from the north gusted to 48 mph at Stapleton
        International Airport.
      In 2000... lightning ripped most of the roof from a home in
        southeast Aurora. The Bolt sparked a fire which destroyed
        the residence. Damage was estimated at 250 thousand
        dollars.
      In 2002... the temperature climbed to a maximum of 100 degrees
        setting a new record high for the date.
      In 2003... a teenager was injured when he was struck by
        lightning while camping at Herman Lake... 13 miles northwest
        of Georgetown. The boy was knocked unconscious and suffered
        minor injuries.
16-19 in 1979... heavy thunderstorm rains on each of 4 consecutive
        days dumped a total of 2.62 inches of rain on Stapleton
        International Airport. The heaviest rain... 1.05 inches...
        on the 19th was accompanied by 1/4 inch diameter hail.



259 am MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

... Today in Metro Denver weather history...

16 in 1902... a thunderstorm produced west winds sustained to
        48 mph with gusts to 60 mph... but only a trace of rain.
      In 1952... a thunderstorm wind gust to 50 mph was recorded at
        Stapleton Airport.
      In 1960... lightning struck a warehouse in central Denver...
        causing 8 thousand dollars in damage to the building and
        stored electrical equipment.
      In 1975... large hail... 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 inches in diameter... fell
        about 4 miles north of Castle Rock. Hail caused some minor
        damage in Aurora. A funnel cloud was reported 25 miles
        east of Denver near Bennett.
      In 1981... a tornado touched down briefly in open country just
        to the east of Aurora. No damage was reported.
      In 1982... a thunderstorm wind gust to 61 mph was recorded at
        Buckley field in Aurora. At the same time almost an inch
        of rain flooded and closed streets in south Aurora. A
        women was hit by lightning just north of Denver. A house
        in the area was also struck.
      In 1985... a thunderstorm produced strong wind gusts over
        southern Metro Denver. One strong wind gust hit Cherry
        Creek Reservoir... capsizing a boat and drowning a man. The
        wind gusts... clocked as high as 50 mph... also downed a few
        trees.
      In 1989... 1 3/4 inch diameter hail fell at intercanyon in
        the foothills of Jefferson County.
      In 1990... lightning caused minor damage to a south Aurora
        home. No injuries were reported.
      In 1994... strong thunderstorm winds caused damage in southern
        Weld County near Hudson and Fort Lupton. Two Mobile homes
        were destroyed and a few lost their roofs. Up to 20 downed
        power poles and the destruction of two 115 thousand-volt
        towers caused widespread power outages. Thunderstorm gust
        front winds from the north gusted to 48 mph at Stapleton
        International Airport.
      In 2000... lightning ripped most of the roof from a home in
        southeast Aurora. The Bolt sparked a fire which destroyed
        the residence. Damage was estimated at 250 thousand
        dollars.
      In 2002... the temperature climbed to a maximum of 100 degrees
        setting a new record high for the date.
      In 2003... a teenager was injured when he was struck by
        lightning while camping at Herman Lake... 13 miles northwest
        of Georgetown. The boy was knocked unconscious and suffered
        minor injuries.
16-19 in 1979... heavy thunderstorm rains on each of 4 consecutive
        days dumped a total of 2.62 inches of rain on Stapleton
        International Airport. The heaviest rain... 1.05 inches...
        on the 19th was accompanied by 1/4 inch diameter hail.


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