Track the thunderstorms today on radar:
8:15 p.m. | Looks like half-dollar size hail and some rotation with this storm! It's racing off to the northeast at 45 mph.
7:45 p.m. | Heavy rainfall over southern Las Animas County has led to a Flash Flood Warning, now in effect until 9:30 p.m.
7:05 p.m. | Severe weather threat isn't over yet for parts of Southern Colorado.
The severe weather threat isn't done yet for Southern Colorado! We have two Severe Thunderstorm Warnings over Las Animas County, and one extends into parts of Otero and Pueblo counties. Farther north, rain is moving back into Pueblo & El Paso counties. #cowx pic.twitter.com/ioaQje6hrh— Alan Rose (@AlanRoseWX) May 23, 2021
5:10 p.m. | Big lightning strike spotted in Colorado Springs.
4:50 p.m. | Confirmed tornado near Limon.
4:25 p.m. | Flash flood warning near Pueblo.
A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for Pueblo until 5:45 pm. Flooding of small creeks, urban areas, roadways and low lying areas will be possible as more rain moves through. #cowx pic.twitter.com/ZOyxxkTHeE— Alan Rose (@AlanRoseWX) May 22, 2021
4:15 p.m. | Heavy rain and lightning spotted in Pueblo.
PUEBLO STORM: The latest Pueblo storm brought heavy rain and lightning to the city. There was enough rain to create floods in the city, like here near I-25 and 29th Street. @KOAA pic.twitter.com/R6JlWxea5B— Carl Winder KOAA (@CWinderKOAA) May 22, 2021
3:40 p.m. | A strong storm pummeling south side of Pueblo.
3:35 p.m. | A more powerful storm has developed, big hail possible southeast of Truckton.
3:15 p.m. | A severe thunderstorm warning issued for eastern El Paso County.
A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for eastern El Paso County. This storm is moving north at 35 mph, and could contain ping-pong ball size and 60 mph gusts. Storm will make it to Highway 94 within the next 10-15 minutes. #cowx pic.twitter.com/9oLkZkpnHo— Alan Rose (@AlanRoseWX) May 22, 2021
3:05 p.m. | A severe thunderstorm warning for western Las Animas County.
Latest Severe Thunderstorm Warning is for western Las Animas County, and includes I-25 from Aguilar to Trinidad. Storm is racing NE at 50 mph, and contains quarter-size hail and 60 mph gusts. #cowx pic.twitter.com/sesff1BLBG— Alan Rose (@AlanRoseWX) May 22, 2021
2:50 p.m. | A Tornado Warning in effect for northern Crowley County.
A Tornado Warning is now in effect for northern Crowley County, in a rural area to the west of Highway 71. This is Doppler Radar indicated at this point. Take shelter if you're in this area! #cowx pic.twitter.com/kReDa2GFHm— Alan Rose (@AlanRoseWX) May 22, 2021
2:35 p.m. | A severe thunderstorm warning in effect until 3:00 p.m. for northern Crowley County.
A Severe Thunderstorms Warning is in effect until 3:00 pm for northern Crowley County. Storm is 11 miles north of Ordway, and is moving north at 35 mph. Main threats: half-dollar size hail and 60 mph gusts. #cowx pic.twitter.com/Hy1kDU0ged— Alan Rose (@AlanRoseWX) May 22, 2021
2:15 p.m. | Two tornado warnings are currently in effect in Colorado.
Two Tornado Warnings are currently in effect for the Plains of Colorado. One over parts of Adams and Arapahoe counties, and the other for Morgan and Washington counties. #cowx pic.twitter.com/ZUMPqfhLxK— Alan Rose (@AlanRoseWX) May 22, 2021
2:05 p.m. | Conditions in Monument.
1:10 p.m. | The first severe thunderstorm warning of the day has formed over Colorado Springs.
12:25 p.m. | A tornado watch has been issued by the National Weather Service in Pueblo valid until 8 pm. See the counties included in yellow:
First Alert 5 Weather Forecast:
Thunderstorms will develop this afternoon along the foothills and I-25 by noon, expanding across the front range. Storms will move east into the plains mid-day and last through the overnight. Storm motion will be fast, from the SW to NE.
The window of severe weather will be from 1-7 pm along the I-25 corridor and 3-11 pm for the eastern plains.
The threats today will be hail 1-2 inches in diameter and 70 mph gusts, with an isolated tornado possible.