A tornado briefly touched down Wednesday afternoon about 15 miles south of the town of Holyoke in northeastern Colorado.
A Weather Alert was in effect for the metro area Monday night as sunshine and partly cloudy skies gave way to ominous dark clouds, heavy rain and lightning.
Hail and standing water led to a brief closure of Interstate 70 near Byers on Sunday.
From rain to snow, back to rain, then a mix, and finally thunderstorms with small hail.
While lightning and tornadoes are obvious hazards, strong wind and large hail can be just as dangerous and life-threatening.
Monday’s severe storms included some quarter-sized hail that hammered down on Centennial.
Cleanup and repairs are continuing in Fort Collins after hail on Tuesday caused damage to homes, businesses and cars.
High winds, hail, heavy rain and a possible tornado heavily damaged parts of Hugo, a Lincoln County town south of I-70 late Wednesday.
Last months’ severe weather has hit Coloradans in the wallet and insurance companies are reporting claims in the thousands.
Call it insult to injury at a car dealership in Lakewood involving hail damage.