Storm Spawns Hail in Northern El Paso County

By: KKTV Email
By: KKTV Email
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A storm moving through El Paso County caused hail and heavy rains in some areas.

Storm damage has not yet been assessed, but strong winds and rain caused some trees to loose branches, and a thick layer of hail was reported in some areas. The storm hit around midnight in El Paso County.

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Further to the north in Wheatridge, strong winds left up to 50,000 people without power, knocking trees into homes and cars, and blowing out windows.

Tornado warnings were posted for areas west and south of downtown Denver. Cities north of the Denver metro area had tornado watches.

There were reports of wind damage but it is not known if a tornado touched down.

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