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Severe weather blog: Severe thunderstorm watch issued in Colorado

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Posted at 2:09 PM, Aug 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-02 18:45:30-04

4:40 pm | Heavy rain and up to 1/2 inch hail falling over Colorado Springs.

3:20 pm | Matt Minnillo sees 1/2 inch hail east of Colorado Springs near Ellicott.

2:50 pm | First severe thunderstorm warning in southern Colorado today includes Huerfano county. Heads up to Walsenburg as this storm may impact you within the hour.

2:00 pm | A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for the entire Colorado front range and foothills. This is in effect until 9 pm Sunday evening. In southern Colorado this includes the counties of Las Animas, Huerfano, Custer, Pueblo, Otero, Crowley, Fremont, El Paso, and Teller counties.

Severe weather is likely this afternoon. Follow this blog for updates from the News 5 Weather and Digital Team.

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