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14 Colorado counties under severe thunderstorm watch Friday

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect. KiowaCountyPress.net
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Chris Sorensen

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 10:00 p.m. Friday for 14 northeast Colorado counties. Portions of Kansas, Wyoming and Nebraska are also included.

Heavy rain, hail, and winds gusting to 60 miles per hour are possible. Hail could be larger than two inches in diameter.

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MAP Severe thunderstorm watch for northeast Colorado August 16, 2019 - NWS

Severe thunderstorm watch for northeast Colorado August 16, 2019. Courtesy NWS

Colorado counties included in the thunderstorm watch

  • Adams
  • Arapaho
  • Cheyenne
  • Elbert
  • Kiowa
  • Kit Carson
  • Lincoln
  • Logan
  • Morgan
  • Phillips
  • Sedgwick
  • Washington
  • Weld
  • Yuma