Washington County Tornado Warning

The National Weather Service in Denver Colorado has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
Northeastern Washington County in northeastern Colorado…

* Until 345 PM MDT.

* At 307 PM MDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located 5 miles northwest of Platner, or 6 miles northeast of
Akron, moving northeast at 10 mph.

HAZARD…Tornado and ping pong ball size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.

* Locations impacted include…
Akron and Platner.


TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.

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