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LIVE Blog: Potential for severe weather elevated through early this evening

First Alert 5 Weather Severe Storms
Posted at 2:22 PM, May 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-30 20:15:24-04

SOUTHERN COLORADO — Track current headlines on severe weather potential in southern Colorado.

Track today's conditions on radar:

5:50 p.m. | Severe Thunderstorm watch has been reduced in coverage.

4:20 p.m. | A Tornado Warning is in effect for southeastern El Paso County.

3:45 p.m. | Large hail expected in El Paso County.

3:35 p.m. | A severe thunderstorm into Pueblo County is hitting parts of Highway 96.

3:25 p.m. | Lots of hail in the streets.

3:25 p.m. | Stronger storm cells over El Paso County.

3:20 p.m. | Tornado warning continues over eastern Las Animas and western Baca counties.

3:05 p.m. | a storm coming out of Rampart Range is now moving into Colorado Springs.

2:55 p.m. | A confirmed tornado has been spotted 9 miles south of Kim and is moving east.

2:35 p.m. | Las Animas County has a Tornado Warning and three Severe Thunderstorm Warnings in effect.

2:25 p.m. | Storm near Hoehne has been upgraded to a Tornado Warning.

2:15 p.m. | A Severe Thunderstorm Waning has been issued near Hoehne.

2:05 p.m. | Areas along Highway 160 in eastern Las Animas County are under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning.

2:00 p.m. | A Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect for parts of Southern Colorado.

First Alert 5 Weather Forecast:

A much cooler pattern is expected on both Sunday and Monday, with highs this afternoon only warming into the 50s. A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for our recent burn areas, with the watch expected to go into effect at noon and continue until 10 pm.

Outside of the mountains, heavy rain will be possible by mid-afternoon, along with scattered thunderstorms. The main severe weather threat will be a little weaker today compared to yesterday.

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