EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Severe weather that brought a rare tornado and hail in March, hit El Paso County on Friday. The tornado damaged a home in Peyton, east of Colorado Springs.
The family took cover in their basement as the tornado hit. There was extensive damage to the home but the family wasn’t hurt.READ MORE: Boulder Business Owner Is Third $1 Million Winner In Colorado Comeback Cash Giveaway
According to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, damage was reported just northeast of Falcon and southwest of Peyton near Colorado Springs just after 4 p.m. Friday.READ MORE: Arturo Garcia Sentenced To 60 Years In Prison For Murder Of 18-Year-Old Ally Raber
The tornado also tossed trailers and vehicles onto their sides.MORE NEWS: 'Little Slice Of Hell' Home Expected To Sell For $590,000 In Hot Colorado Market
Although severe weather can hit Colorado in spring months, it is rare for a tornado to form in March.