National Weather Service
You may have heard at some point in your life that hills or mountains will protect you from a tornado. But that’s a common misconception and it was proven wrong Tuesday about an hour southwest of Denver.
The National Weather Service is investigating whether a tornado or strong winds caused serious damage to a home in Aurora after a powerful storm moved through the Denver area at the height of rush hour Wednesday afternoon.
A powerful storm moved through the Denver area at the height of rush hour Wednesday afternoon, stranding commuters and swelling rivers and streams already pushed to capacity by several weeks of heavy rain.
A Berthoud man is among those trying to salvage what’s left of his belongings after a tornado destroyed his home Thursday night.
A tornado on Thursday night in Larimer County tore into more than a dozen homes, destroying three.
Tornadoes in Elbert County Thursday night severely damaged one home and caused damage to five others.
Officials in El Paso and Pueblo counties said they will ask Gov. John Hickenlooper for a disaster declaration after rain and flooding pounded the region over the past three weeks.
It’s long been said that Colorado receives 300 days of sunshine each year.
The Poudre River and South Platte River are running high and are expected to cause flooding in northeastern Colorado through the week.
Rain and snow from the latest Pacific storm to hit the West renewed the risk of flooding in Colorado on Tuesday while providing two seasons of fun for kayakers and skiers and some relief from the drought.