All flights were grounded at Denver International Airport during Tuesday afternoon’s severe weather that started with a tornado warning.
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 tornado struck the Front Range town of Berthoud on Thursday evening, damaging several homes in the area. Another tornado struck the eastern plains town of Simla, also causing damage.
There was a confirmed tornado in Fort Lupton and several funnel clouds spotted in Weld County on Thursday afternoon.
When someone talks about weather in Colorado, snow probably comes to mind before tornadoes.
Ensure you and your family are weather ready before storm season ramps up across 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.
Denver International Airport has been cleared to resume operations after severe thunderstorms and a tornado warning grounded flights.
Severe storms moved through the Denver metro area, northeast of the Denver metro area and along the Front Range on Wednesday afternoon including a confirmed tornado.
The threat of tornadoes increases rapidly during the month of May and lasts through August.