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.
Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been reduced in coverage, but extended until 8 pm for parts of Southern Colorado. Other big story will be the potential for flash flooding across the SE Plains. #cowx pic.twitter.com/PJB8axfesX— Alan Rose (@AlanRoseWX) May 30, 2021
4:20 p.m. | A Tornado Warning is in effect for southeastern El Paso County.
A Tornado Warning is in effect for southeastern El Paso County. If you live in Truckton or a neighboring area, seek shelter immediately. Radar indicated rotation has promoted the warning, and the storm is moving E/SE at 15 mph. #cowx pic.twitter.com/1CQ47Rq96t— Alan Rose (@AlanRoseWX) May 30, 2021
3:45 p.m. | Large hail expected in El Paso County.
Large hail up to ping pong ball size is possible with this severe warned storm in eastern El Paso County. Protect yourselves and your vehicles until the storm passes. Ellicott, Yoder, Rush and Alta Vista are all in danger. #cowx pic.twitter.com/r3Ku0E2fx7— Alan Rose (@AlanRoseWX) May 30, 2021
3:35 p.m. | A severe thunderstorm into Pueblo County is hitting parts of Highway 96.
A severe thunderstorm moving into Pueblo County is hitting parts of Highway 96 hard right now. Storm is moving east at 25 mph and could be close to the reservoir by 4 pm. #cowx pic.twitter.com/Re14SqQ1Vx— Alan Rose (@AlanRoseWX) May 30, 2021
3:25 p.m. | Lots of hail in the streets.
Just rain now but lots of hail in the streets pic.twitter.com/PmEYfrGQCf— Sam Schreier (@SamASchreier) May 30, 2021
3:25 p.m. | Stronger storm cells over El Paso County.
Several stronger storms cells over eastern El Paso County have prompted a Severe Thunderstorm Warning. Severe storm is located near Schriever AFB and is moving NE at 20 mph. Hail larger than 1" in diameter is possible. #cowx pic.twitter.com/Jsjkj5lIeK— Alan Rose (@AlanRoseWX) May 30, 2021
3:20 p.m. | Tornado warning continues over eastern Las Animas and western Baca counties.
Tornado Warning continues over eastern Las Animas and western Baca counties. A tornado has been confirmed from this storm and considerable damage is possible. Thankfully it's over mainly rural areas. #cowx pic.twitter.com/NLRarc8A5I— Alan Rose (@AlanRoseWX) May 30, 2021
3:05 p.m. | a storm coming out of Rampart Range is now moving into Colorado Springs.
Storm coming out of the Rampart Range is now moving into Colorado Springs. Most intense part of the storm will move through the Rockrimmon area, with small hail possible. #cowx pic.twitter.com/jvSLqYG8SS— Alan Rose (@AlanRoseWX) May 30, 2021
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.
Storm located near Hoehne is showing signs of rotation and has been upgraded to a Tornado Warning. Storm is expected to be near Model (Hwy 350) by 2:50 pm. Take cover immediately. #cowx pic.twitter.com/XM4ptABW2V— Alan Rose (@AlanRoseWX) May 30, 2021
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.
Areas along Hwy 160 in eastern Las Animas County are under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 2:30 pm. Storm is moving SE at 10 mph, and may contain golf ball size hail. Take cover immediately! #cowx pic.twitter.com/bahuqhzVeu— Alan Rose (@AlanRoseWX) May 30, 2021
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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