Tornado Warning for Crowley, Kiowa Counties

PROMO Graphic - Weather Tornado WARNING - Chris Sorensen
Published Tuesday, May 19, 2020
The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
  Western Kiowa County in southeastern Colorado...
  East central Crowley County in southeastern Colorado...

* Until 715 PM MDT.

* At 652 PM MDT, a confirmed tornado was located near Sugar City, or
  22 miles north of La Junta, moving northeast at 20 mph.

  HAZARD...Tornado and quarter size hail.

  SOURCE...Weather spotters confirmed tornado.

  IMPACT...Expect damage to mobile homes, roofs, and vehicles.

* This tornadic thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of
  western Kiowa and east central Crowley Counties.


To repeat, a tornado is on the ground. 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
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