Two separate lightning strikes in Colorado caused serious injuries Thursday.
In Fort Collins, Col., nine farm workers were struck by lightning while out in the fields.
The Fire Protection District Chief of Wellington, Gary Green, said they were out in the field during a "crazy lightning storm" that moved through the area around 4:00 p.m. MDT.
Two people were critically injured.
Only a few hours earlier, a woman who was hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park was also stuck by lightning.
Further more, these were not the first injury-causing lightning strikes this week.
On Wednesday, two adults and young boy were struck by lightning in Montana while they were hiking in Glacier National Park. All three were initially knocked unconscious by the strike.
While lightning is not the biggest weather-related killer, lightning can be extremely dangerous, killing 50-100 people in a typical year.
As Samantha-Rae Tuthill explained during Lightning Awareness Week, the best shelter is in a sturdy enclosed building.
Dry and mild weather will dominate a large part of the United States as trick-or-treaters head out the door on Monday evening, Oct. 31.
Kyant will unleash heavy rain and strong winds on parts of eastern India later this week as Diwali festivities take place.
A storm will slide in from the Midwest to bring another dose of cold rain and heavy, wet snow to parts of the northeastern United States through Friday.
As many as three storms will roll in from the Pacific Ocean and bring rounds of soaking rain and high-country snow to California from late this week to early next week.
The severe drought in the northeastern U.S. has left most of the region reeling for months as farmers have been forced to work with arid land.
Dry weather is expected across much of Germany this weekend and will make for ideal conditions for viewing of autumn foliage or attending outdoor events.
Snowstorm in Mississippi: snow and sleet, 33 degrees; frost next morning.
Mew England (1962)
General 4-8 inch snowstorm across interior New England. Sixteen inches of snow fell across northern Maine.
Raleigh, NC (1981)
4.30 inches of rain 23rd-27th).