There have been no reports of damage or injuries from tornadoes, but in some places, hail piled up several inches deep.
Near hurricane force wind gusts have been hammering eastern Colorado on Tuesday, all part of a large, slow-moving storm system in the central United States.
Colorado appears to be giving up on its effort to crack down on medical marijuana growers using a legal loophole to grow high numbers of pot plants without the kind of oversight faced by commercial growers.
The Colorado Department of Transportation had to close roads in southeast Colorado due to low visibility caused by a dust storm that’s been blamed for accidents.
The nation’s newest state, if rural Colorado residents had their way, would be about the size of Vermont but with the population of a small town spread across miles of farmland.
Lincoln County commissioners joined nine other northeastern Colorado counties in putting the 51st State Initiative on the November ballot.
It looks like Weld County voters will be casting ballots this fall on whether to pursue seceding from Colorado.
Ten counties, including Weld and Morgan, started talking about seceding last month. Now Lincoln and Cheyenne counties say they want to join a new state they’d call “North Colorado.”
The storm that brought snow to the Front Range on Tuesday also spawned severe weather as it moved through the Eastern Plains.
Oklahoma State had a terrific season, but got by far the toughest draw out of any five-seed in the bracket. Keep an eye on Oregon.