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Adding Insult to Injury...Hail AGAIN


August 8, 2018

Beth Ruspoli shared this photo of a hailstone at the KOA Campground in Fountain on Monday.

Monday afternoon another thunderstorm producing very large hail, some reported to be as large as tennis balls and baseballs, wreaked havoc in the Fountain Valley area and beyond, busting out windows, damaging windshields on cars and much more. Street flooding was an issue in some areas as well. Some visitors at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo were injured by the hail and a few had to be hospitalized. It was also reported a couple of zoo animals were killed in the storm.

Many residents are still trying to recover from the first storm that hit the area in the early hours of June 13. The storm le...

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