ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — The National Weather Service said there were three confirmed tornadoes on the ground in eastern Colorado Friday afternoon.have been multiple reports of a confirmed tornado from a large storm east of the Denver area.
- 3:56 p.m.: Tornado with damage 7.5 miles south of Byers in Arapahoe County
- 4:00 p.m.: Tornado two miles NE of Ponderosa Park in Elbert County; no known damage
- 4:21 p.m.: Tornado 11 miles SE of Leader in Adams County; no known damage
There were multiple reports of tornadoes on the plains east of Denver.
A number of tornado warnings were issued for parts of Arapahoe, Adams, Morgan and Washington Counties.
Spotters are reporting a tornado about 9 miles Northeast of Deer Trail near US36 and the Adams/Arapahoe County line, moving slowly southeast. Tornado warning remains in effect for this area. Take cover now! #COwx
— NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) July 27, 2018
Margaret Nelson, a viewer from Elizabeth, took a photo of what appears to be a tornado from her home. It is unclear whether that tornado is the same one confirmed by the NWS.
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