By Chris Spears
DENVER (CBS4) – The National Weather Service in Boulder says preliminary data from Monday’s Memorial Day tornado outbreak shows a total of 14 tornadoes touched down between 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm on Colorado’s northeast plains.READ MORE: Child Tax Credit: When Will You Get Your First Check?
The tornado count includes 7 in Washington County, 3 in Kit Carson County, 2 in Morgan County and 2 in Weld County.
The twisters did not cause any damage or injuries but made for a lot of great pictures. According to the National Weather Service in Boulder a wet microburst did cause some damage to a carport and garage in the town of Cope.
Monday’s storm system largely produced ‘landspout tornadoes’ which are tornadoes produced by non-supercell thunderstorms.READ MORE: Guilty Of Murder: Jury Reaches Verdict In Devon Erickson Trial
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Landspout tornadoes are generally weaker than supercell tornadoes and don’t typically stay on the ground for long periods of time, but they can still produce damage up to EF2 strength.
May and June are two of the most common months for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes in Colorado.MORE NEWS: FAA Orders Nationwide Ground Stoppage For Southwest Airlines, Numerous Denver Flights Affected By Reservation System Outage
Meteorologist Chris Spears travels weekly in the CBS4 Mobile Weather Lab reporting about Colorado’s weather and climate. Check out his bio, connect with him on Facebook or follow him on Twitter @ChrisCBS4.