Tornado touches down in Park County
June 8, 2014
A tornado reportedly touched down in Park County Sunday morning, and the National Weather Service said there is a good chance that more funnel clouds will be spotted on the plains.
“A quick moving trough of low pressure is bringing bumpy unstable weather until the 8 to 10 p.m. time frame,” NWS Boulder meteorologist Kyle Fredin said.
The funnel was spotted in Park County at about 11:15, Fredin said. A Park County law enforcement agent told the weather service that the tornado damaged a roof but caused no injuries.
In Denver, Fredin said, “heavier showers are moving over us now.”
A tornado touched down in Aurora at the Black Stone Country Club Sunday, and some people were injured at about 12:50 p.m.
The number of injuries is unknown at this time, Aurora Fire Department spokeswoman Wendy Lipman said at 1:10 p.m.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
A tornado warning went into effect at 12:20 p.m. for Douglas County, and a tornado watch is in effect for all the eastern plains counties. The warning is in effect until 1:45 p.m. and the watch is in effect until 8 p.m.
Tornado warnings are in effect for southwestern Weld County, until 1:30 p.m., Central Adams County, until 1:30 p.m.