Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Denver/Boulder, CO

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOULDER CO
527 AM MDT SUNDAY APRIL 17 2016

...THUNDERSTORM SEASON IS APPROACHING...ARE YOU READY...

BEFORE YOU ARE FACED WITH SEVERE WEATHER MAKE SURE YOU KNOW WHAT TO
DO.

EACH YEAR FOR THE PAST 20 YEARS THERE HAVE BEEN AN AVERAGE OF 50
TORNADOES IN COLORADO...3 PEOPLE KILLED BY LIGHTNING...AND ANOTHER
13 INJURED BY LIGHTNING. IN 2013 A FLOOD CAUSED 4 BILLION DOLLARS IN
DAMAGE AND KILLED 9 PEOPLE.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICES WHICH COVER COLORADO WILL
ISSUE A SERIES OF PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENTS DURING THE
WEEK COVERING THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:

...ON MONDAY...WATCHES AND WARNINGS
...ON TUESDAY... TORNADOES AND TORNADO SAFETY
...ON WEDNESDAY...FLOOD AND FLASH FLOOD SAFETY
...ON THURSDAY...DOWNBURST WIND AND HAIL
...ON FRIDAY...LIGHTNING AND LIGHTNING SAFETY
...ON SATURDAY...A REVIEW OF THE WEEK

MORE COMPLETE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE AT:
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DENVER



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