Large hail and damaging wind gusts are possible this afternoon between 3-6 p.m.
Hail in Colorado
Severe hail is growing problem across Denver and the Front Range. We are technically in “hail alley”, a term used by Meteorologist Chris Tomer.
Not only does hail fall several times a year in Colorado, it’s also incredibly costly for our state.
That storm surpassed the historic storms of July 20, 2009 and July 11, 1990.
A $1.1 billion hailstorm hit the state in July of 2009. Thornton was buried under 8 inches of hail during that event.
Here’s a look at some of the hail that has fallen in Colorado over the past few years:
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