DENVER, CO, FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 2003- Denver was treated to a major lightning show directly above the skyline as an evening thunderstorm rocked the metro area. Photo was shot from Wyandot Street at W. 28th Ave. (DENVER POST PHOTO BY CYRUS MCCRIMMON)

Lightning's deadly reach: Colorado ranked third in the U.S. for most fatal strikes Lightning over Denver (Photo By Cyrus McCrimmon/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
DENVER, CO, FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 2003- Denver was treated to a major lightning show directly above the skyline as an evening thunderstorm rocked the metro area. Photo was shot from Wyandot Street at W. 28th Ave. (DENVER POST PHOTO BY CYRUS MCCRIMMON)