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Lightning delays Rocky Mountain Showdown

Fans at the game were asked to take shelter in covered concourse areas until the storm passed.

DENVER — Lightning in the Denver area delayed the start of the Rocky Mountain Showdown, which was played at Broncos Stadium at Mile High. 

Kickoff was at 8:47 p.m. It was initially scheduled for 8 p.m.

Fans at the game were asked to take shelter in covered concourse areas until the storm passed.

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The Colorado Rockies were also briefly in a lightning delay, a tweet from the team says. They have since resumed play.

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