Pinpoint Weather Alert Day: Snow continues in Denver metro through early Thursday

Brief weak tornado touches down near Hugo in Lincoln County

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

DENVER — The National Weather Service briefly issued a Tornado Warning for central Lincoln County Thursday afternoon.

The warning was issued at 3:30 p.m. Radar indicated a tornado was 8 miles southwest of Hugo or 18 miles southeast of Limon. It was moving east at 15 mph.

The warning expired at 4 p.m.

LINK: Severe weather alerts

Two storms collided in the area, which can often cause small tornadoes, said Pinpoint Weather Chief Meteorologist Dave Fraser.

Law enforcement in the area confirmed a tornado touched the ground, the NWS reported. It stayed in a field and did not cause any damage.

Wednesday afternoon parts of eastern Colorado were rattled by severe storms that produced several small tornadoes.

No damage or injuries were reported from the twisters that mainly centered in Weld and northeastern counties.

LINK: Tornado safety tips

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.