Severe thunderstorm watch for southeast Colorado Saturday into Sunday morning

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Published Saturday, June 22, 2019
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by Chris Sorensen

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 1:00 a.m. Sunday for nine eastern Colorado counties as well as 10 western Kansas Counties..

Thunderstorms, some potentially severe, can form over the area, producing hail up to two inches in diameter and damaging wind gusts up to 70 miles per hour. Tornadoes and flash flooding are also possible.

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MAP Severe Thunderstorm Watch - June 22, 2019 - NWS
Severe Thunderstorm Watch - June 22, 2019. Courtesy NWS

Severe storms are expected to continue late into the night. Showers will be possible into the early morning hours of Sunday.

The watch covers the following counties

  • Baca
  • Las Animas
  • Prowers
  • Bent
  • Otero
  • Kiowa
  • Crowley
  • Cheyenne
  • Kit Carson

As of Friday, August 7, 2020 - 6:36pm, KiowaCountyPress.net Live Weather  from downtown Eads shows SE wind at 0 mph. The temperature is 99, with 0.15 inches of rain so far today.

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PROMO Weather - Chart Severe Weather Outlook category descriptions - NWS
Severe weather outlook category descriptions. Courtesy NWS.

Conditions are favorable for the development for severe weather overnight. If a warning is issued in your area, be prepared to seek shelter in a sturdy building, preferably an interior room without windows.

Weather conditions updated throughout the day are available at http://weather.KiowaCountyPress.net.

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