***Tornado Watch Issued*** (May 26, 2016 Until 7PM)

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A Tornado Watch has been issued by the Storm Prediction Center for Eastern Central and parts of Southeastern Colorado. The watch lasts until 7PM, a Tornado Watch means atmospheric conditions are favorable for tornadoes.

Locations Included in the Watch

Colorado Counties
BENT                 CHEYENNE            CROWLEY
ELBERT               EL PASO             KIOWA
KIT CARSON           LINCOLN             OTERO
PROWERS              PUEBLO              WASHINGTON
YUMA

Threats

A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
SCATTERED LARGE HAIL LIKELY WITH ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS
TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

Please note, Douglas County is not included in this watch. However, be prepared for severe weather in and around the county and especially in Eastern areas of Douglas County. The primary threat will be hail and wind through the day.

 

John R. Braddock
Storm Chaser/ Amateur Meteorologist at Mountain Wave Weather
John R. Braddock is a NOAA/NWS Certified Storm Chaser and Amateur Meteorologist living in Castle Rock, Colorado. A graduate of Colorado State University with a Bachelor's in Computer Science and a Colorado native, he specializes in short range forecasting, severe weather and mountain weather dynamics.

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