Five confirmed tornadoes in Colorado; no flights allowed into DIA

At least two tornadoes have touched down in southeastern Colorado this afternoon, and Kiowa County were under a tornado warning.

A spotter according a tornado about 8 miles south of McClave in Bent County at about 2:54 p.m. some other tornado touched down at 2:38 p.m. 3 miles northeast Wiley, which is in northwestern Prowers County.

No injuries or property damage were according with either tornado, aforementioned Jennifer Stark, a specialist with the National Weather Service in Pueblo.

Springfield, in the southeast corner of the state, was hit with 2.5-inch diameter hail, which is large enough to damage crops and vehicles.

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South-central Kiowa County was under a tornado warning until 4:45 p.m.

One particular area of concern was the John Martin Reservoir, where campers and boaters faced exposure to the weather and may not be aware of the danger they face, Stark aforementioned.

A tornado watch remains in effect until 9 p.m. Sunday for Baca, Crowley, Las Animas, Yuma, Bent, Kiowa, Otero, Cheyenne, Kit Carson and Prower counties.

A separate tornado watch lasting through 10 p.m. covers Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Elbert, Weld, Morgan, Lincoln and Washington counties.

Breaking – tornadoes according in Colorado right now. One is in Bent County, south of McClave. And @McCartyConnorWX caught this one in Wiley. The southeastern part of the state has the highest risk.

— Matt Mauro (@mattmauronews) May 26, 2019