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Severe Weather Awareness Week 2018 – Downburst Winds and Hail

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Editor's note: this week is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Colorado. Each day, KiowaCountyPress.net is bringing you information from the National Weather Service about spring weather dangers. Wednesday's article can be found here.

During this Severe Weather Awareness Week in Colorado, remember that threats from thunderstorms include tornadoes, straight line winds, hail, flooding, and lightning. 

Severe Weather Awareness Week 2018 - Tornadoes and Tornado Safety

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Editor's note: this week is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Colorado. Each day, KiowaCountyPress.net is bringing you information from the National Weather Service about spring weather dangers. Monday's article can be found here.

This is Colorado Severe Weather Awareness Week, a time when the National Weather Service reminds you of the hazards associated with thunderstorms. Today's topic is tornadoes. 

Severe Weather Awareness Week 2018 – Understanding Watches and Warnings 

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Editor's note: this week is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Colorado. Each day, KiowaCountyPress.net is bringing you information from the National Weather Service about spring weather dangers. Sunday's kickoff article can be found here.

When the National Weather Service sees the potential for severe weather, a stream of weather information flows from our forecast offices to you. 

Severe Weather Awareness - Thunderstorm season is approaching - are you ready? 

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The National Weather Service wants everyone to be part of a Weather-Ready Nation. Colorado is an annual host for tornadoes, flash floods, damaging hail, killer lightning and wind damage. Are you weather-ready? Now is the time to make sure you know how to stay safe when severe weather threatens. Therefore, the week of April 15-21 has been designated Colorado Severe Weather Awareness Week this year.