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.

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Tornado in El Paso County (credit: Jessica U.)

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.

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The tornado also tossed trailers and vehicles onto their sides.

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Although severe weather can hit Colorado in spring months, it is rare for a tornado to form in March.