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Strong Monsoonal Pattern Brings Frequent Thunderstorms

Prompting Public Safety Officials to Warn of Dangers Posed by Lightning Strikes

Amid a strong monsoon pattern that has brought heavy rain, thunder and lightning to Summit County over the past two weeks, local emergency officials are reminding those who enjoy the outdoors about the danger of lightning strikes.Recent storms have sometimes brought hundreds of lightning strikes per day to the county, according to Summit Fire & EMS officials, posing a real danger to hikers, bikers, golfers, campers, boaters or anyone caught outside. Read more ...