For the second consecutive night, powerful storms shook parts of Colorado. The power of Thursday’s storms was enhanced by tornadic activity in Elbert and El Paso Counties.
The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office reports receiving information about a home damaged by a tornado near the intersection of Soapweed Road and Big Springs Road in Ellicott.
The National Weather Service from Boulder also reports seven or eight homes were damaged 15 miles southeast of Kiowa in Elbert County when two twisters touched down. One home on County Road 82 was destroyed. In all of that, only one person suffered a minor injury.
The weather also downed power lines near Calhan Road, north of the town of the same name, and into Elbert County. The Elizabeth Fire Department says that has caused three grass fires.
Flooding was also reported at the intersection of Highway 94 and Calhan Highway.
Additionally, dozens of viewers have called or e-mailed to report broken windows on vehicles and homes.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.