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 Berthoud man is among those trying to salvage what’s left of his belongings after a tornado destroyed his home Thursday night.
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.
A tornado was confirmed near Yuma in northeast Colorado on Saturday afternoon. No damage was reported.
Employees at an industrial garage in Adams County are cleaning up after a tornado damaged their building late in the afternoon on Monday.
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.
A tornado during a golf tournament at a southeast Aurora course injured one man when winds flipped a golf cart that pinned him to the ground.
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.