Denver, Colorado 2021-05-25 00:39:56 –
Denver — The National Weather Service confirmed on Monday that a total of 16 tornadoes occurred over the weekend in Colorado.
NWS said Nine occurred on saturday And seven more on Sunday.
Six of the seven tornadoes on Sunday were associated with a Supercell thunderstorm heading north and northeast from southwest Washington County through Logan County.
Five of Saturday’s tornadoes occurred near the stationary front, and the other four occurred in southwestern Lincoln County due to a violent storm that followed almost straight north towards Limon. All tornadoes were lifted before arriving in town.
Almost all tornadoes are ranked as EF-0 or EF-UNK. This means unknown as it landed in the open field and was not damaged.
Two of the tornadoes were rated EF-1 and knocked down 20 utility poles, producing winds of 86-110 mph. The EF-1 tornado occurred along Highway 61, about 4 miles southeast of Stirling and Proctor.
It was also reported that a storm late Sunday afternoon would cause hail 3 inches in diameter about 5 miles north and northeast of Proctor.
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