Web Extra: 1979 Tornado Pictures

By: KKTV
By: KKTV

KKTV viewer Tony Garcia sent 11 News these pictures of the 1979 tornado that went through Colorado Springs.

"The tornado started in Williams Canyon above the Cave of the Winds, skipped across 24, landed on the Pyramid houses, tearing the peak off one, hit the park, went over the high school in Manitou, touched down in the cemetery,went up and came back down on 21st and 24th," Garcia said.

Send your severe weather pictures to news@kktv11news.com.


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