HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (CBS4)– Hail stones the size of golf balls caused some damage in Highlands Ranch on Monday afternoon.
Severe weather hit Colorado and brought heavy rain, wind and hail to Estes Park and Highlands Ranch.READ MORE: Meow Wolf Denver Wants Us To Remember Aug. 3 As Weird Billboards Pop Up
“It hit the truck, I was out here in the garage and started to close the garage and went inside and the house just started rattling and you could hear it bouncing off the roof,” said Highland Ranch resident Jason Tapp.
The storm developed so quickly people were caught off guard and had to run for cover.READ MORE: 'My Car Went Black': Woman Caught In Mudslide On I-70 Describes Moment Debris Buried Her Car
“It was like a bomb going off,” said said Highlands Ranch resident Thomas Stewart.
Hail pelted the ground for more than 30 minutes, stripping the leaves off trees like a paper shredder and coating rooftops in hail that looked more like snow.MORE NEWS: Debris, Rising Water Rush Along Black Creek As Flash Flood Warnings Plague Glen Haven, Cameron Peak Fire Burn Area
“I don’t ever remember anything quite like that, it was kind of new for me,” said Stewart.