Minimal damage after tornadoes touch down in Colorado

KUSA: For the third day in a row, severe storms moved into the area with a few tornadoes touching down.

SKY9 captured a tornado in Weld County around 2:30 p.m. The twister uprooted trees and downed power lines, and broke windows on a barn and tore the roof off a shed.

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Weld County sheriff's spokesman Sean Standridge says there were no reports of injuries or major damage from the tornado Friday near Roggen, about 25 miles southwest of Fort Morgan.

The tornado touched down about 3 p.m. as six Front Range and eastern plains counties were under tornado warnings.

No damage was immediately reported from the other counties. Those counties were: Adams, Arapahoe, Elbert, Lincoln, and Washington counties.

The threat for severe weather shifts to the south of the metro area for Saturday with stronger storms developing along Interstate 25 from the Palmer Divide to the New Mexico state line, but a a few severe storms are possible for the western and southern suburbs of Denver through the afternoon. These storms could produce large hail and damaging winds with a lower threat for tornadoes.

Saturday afternoon temperatures will be in the upper 60s with a continued chance for storms through the early evening. Overnight storms could become severe for northern Colorado and the NE plains.

There's a chance for showers and t-storms on Sunday with slightly warmer temperatures. Drier and warmer weather is expected for the start of the workweek.

(KUSA-TV © 2014 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)


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