Tornado Watch in effect for northeastern Colorado

Posted at 1:53 PM, May 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-28 15:53:32-04

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for portions of northeastern Colorado, northwestern Kansas and counties in southern Nebraska until 9 p.m. (Mountain Standard).

If you or loved ones are traveling through the area on the way home from Memorial Day activities, be aware.

The areas impacted in Colorado are:  Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Washington and Yuma counties.

The threats include a few tornadoes, widespread hail up to apple size, scattered wind gusts up to 70 miles per hour.

For updated information on the area be sure to download the First Alert 5 app – HERE