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May 29, 2024: Lightning Safety 101; Meet a ‘spellebrity’

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51min 15sec
Courtesy Chris Vagasky
Lightning is produced by towering cumulus clouds similar to this one taken in Longmont in 2019.

Lightning killed a rancher in northern Colorado, and 34 head of cattle. With summer storm season fast-approaching, we discuss lightning safety, outside and at home. Then, Colorado will regulate funeral homes after a series of disturbing cases. Later, a very special rose reveals its true colors. Plus, he won the National Spelling Bee for Colorado as an 8th grader, now he's the Bee's pronouncer, a veritable "spellebrity."