Tornado Touches Down On Eastern Plains, Hail Piles Up

LA JUNTA, Colo. (CBS4) – Residents of parts of the Eastern Plains are cleaning up after some severe weather late Monday that included six-inch deep hail and a tornado.

The chief of the La Junta Fire Department shared the following photo of a tornado in La Junta on Monday:

Tornado“Tornado at La Junta industrial Park” (credit: La Junta Fire Chief Aaron Eveatt)

CBS4 viewer Katie Carroll also captured the following image:

(credit: Katie Carroll)(credit: Katie Carroll)

And Lacie Harman captured images of the heavy hail near Otis.

Hail“Hail storm this afternoon 12 miles south of Otis Co at the Harman Farms.” Photo by Lacie Harman

GALLERY: More Of Monday’s Severe Weather Photos

There were no reports of anyone getting hurt from the storms, but there was some damage reported and there were scattered power outages.

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