The three tornadoes that touched down in Park County on Sunday were rare for several reasons.
One of the twisters that touched down in Park County destroyed several campers and trailers, heavily damaged at least one home and uprooted large trees.
An unusual tornado at 10,000 feet damaged half a dozen homes, destroyed trees and knocked out power near Fairplay in Park County. No one was injured.
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.
Recreational shooting is being blamed for multiple wildfires in the West this summer.
The Springer Fire is located 3½ miles from Lake George and is burning in the Pike National Forest.
Firefighters battling a wildfire burning on over 100 square miles in northern Colorado are on the lookout for spot fires that hot, windy conditions could help ignite.
Fire crews continue working to get control of the Springer Fire burning on the Pike National Forest about 3½ miles from Lake George.
More people evacuated by the large wildfire in northern Colorado are set to return home.
The Springer Fire burning in the Pike National Forest has grown to 1,100 acres but it is now 23 percent contained.