Five tornadoes touched down on Colorado’s Eastern Plains on Saturday afternoon, causing damage in some areas.
The cycle of summertime thunderstorms is a crucial part of the climate in eastern Colorado.
A line of severe storms packing high winds and hail swept across Colorado’s Front Range and eastern plains Sunday, spawning several damaging tornadoes, including one that dropped down near a junior golf tournament southeast of Denver.
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.
The threat of tornadoes increases rapidly during the month of May and lasts through August.
Winds are a major concern along the Front Range Monday, including for firefighters in south Douglas County.
Authorities are asking people in six counties on the Eastern Plains to be on the lookout for a man after his black SUV got stuck in a field.
The Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association has signed a deal to buy power from a proposed wind farm on Colorado’s Eastern Plains.
Police in Lamar are searching for a suspect after an officer was assaulted during a traffic stop and the officer opened fire.