Microburst Hits Colorado Radio Station, Downs Operations

In addition to flooding, half of KLMR’s roof was ripped off

KLMR(AM/FM) were pushed off the air Saturday, July 23 after a microburst hit the station’s building and ripped off half of the roof. The National Weather Service describes a microburst as “a localized column of sinking air (downdraft) within a thunderstorm.” NWS says this natural phenomenon can cause extensive damage at the surface with wind speeds reaching up to 100 mph.

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