Ten tornadoes were confirmed Sunday in Colorado during a fierce spring storm that pelted the Denver tube area with rain.
Extreme weather in other forms was besides according crosswise Colorado. For example, three inches of hail heaped-up up at DIA. Hail slightly larger than a baseball was according at New Raymer in Weld County.
“We’re in the peak of our severe weather period,” Jim Kalina, interpreter for the NWS, aforementioned Monday. It’s not unhearable of that Colorado would get 10 tornadoes on the same day.
Yesterday was quite an active day for severe weather crosswise portions of northeastern Colorado. Click on the link below to see the latest reports: https://t.co/tIv41KYXgS#Cowx
— NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) May 27, 2019
The first tornado on Sunday was according at 2:38 p.m. three miles northeast of Wiley in southeast Colorado, according to the National Weather Service in Boulder. At 2:54 p.m., a tornado was spotted 2 miles south of McClave, in southeast Colorado. The tornado was on the ground for about one minute. At 4:10 p.m., a third tornado in southeast Colorado was according north of Lamar near Sweetwater Reservoir at 4:10 p.m., the NWS says.
Five tornadoes smitten Sunday in north-central Colorado, Kalina aforementioned.
“They were all in areas where there wasn’t much to damage,” he aforementioned. Kalina aforementioned they were pretty small and didn’t last very long.
At 4:38 p.m., a tornado was spotted one mile northwest of Keensburg in southern Weld County. The tornado touched down briefly in a field and caused no damage.
At 4:53 p.m., a tornado was confirmed three miles northwest of Roggen in Weld County. It was a brief touch down that was quickly obscured by rain clouds. No damage was according. A second tornado was according six miles northwest of Roggen at 5:38 p.m., the NWS reports.
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A tornado touched down at 5:32 p.m. seven miles west of Pawnee Buttes in northern Weld County. It touched down on the ground for about five proceedings in an open field, the NWS says.
The nighest tornado to the Denver area was near Watkins.
At 5:37 p.m., a tornado touched down about one mile south of the Front Range airport. No damage was according. A wind blast of 60 mph was according in Arapahoe Countyt, the NWS according.
At 6:08 p.m., the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office according a tornado five miles southeast of Hugo on the Eastern Plains. microwave microwave radar readings indicated the tornado may have been on the ground for 10 proceedings in open country. No one according any damage.
The last tornado confirmed in Colorado Sunday night was spotted eight miles north of Sheridan Lake near the Kansas border. The tornado crossed U.S. 385, according to the NWS.