Second tornado warning issued Tuesday in Kiowa County

PROMO Graphic - Weather Tornado WARNING - Chris Sorensen
Published Tuesday, May 19, 2020

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A

 

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...

  NORTHEASTERN OTERO COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO...

  SOUTHWESTERN KIOWA COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO...

  EAST CENTRAL CROWLEY COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO...

  NORTHWESTERN BENT COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO...

 

* UNTIL 830 PM MDT.

 

* AT 804 PM MDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO

  WAS LOCATED OVER CHERAW, OR 10 MILES NORTH OF LA JUNTA, MOVING

  NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

 

  HAZARD...TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

 

  SOURCE...WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED FUNNEL CLOUD.

 

  IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO MOBILE HOMES, ROOFS, AND VEHICLES.

 

* THIS DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR...

  ARLINGTON AND BLUE LAKE AROUND 830 PM MDT.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 

TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST

FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS, IN A

MOBILE HOME, OR IN A VEHICLE, MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER

AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

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