Strong Winds Blow Driving Rain Through Denver

Strong winds blew swirling rain through the streets of Denver, Colorado, while lightning flashed overhead on the night of July 26.

The National Weather Service reported flooding occurred in the city, with 1 to 2 inches of rain falling in only 30 minutes.

Paul Acosta recorded footage of the storm from a vantage point overlooking the Trinity United Methodist Church and noted the wind-driven rain. Credit: Paul Acosta via Storyful

Video transcript

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PAUL ACOSTA: Winds are coming out of the south, blowing north as the storm has gone through. But you can see the wind-driven rain from downtown Denver. 17 floors up, near the Brown Derby building.

Winds are coming out of the south, blowing north as the storm has gone through. But you can see the wind-driven rain from downtown Denver. 17 floors up, near the Brown Derby building.

Winds are coming out of the south, blowing north as the storm has gone through. But you can see the wind-driven rain from downtown Denver. 17 floors up near the Brown Derby building.

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