FAIRPLAY, Colo. — A tornado touched down near the Park County town of Fairplay on Thursday afternoon.
The National Weather Service confirmed a twister had been observed.
This is only with sixth tornado to form in Park County since records began in 1950, the NWS tweeted.
The tornado was about 10 miles from where the Weston Pass fire is burning.
FOX31 viewer Ashley Gill captured the tornado and the smoke from the fire on camera.
A tornado that touched down in western Park County today south of the town of Fairplay as seen in this video. This is the 6th confirmed tornado in Park County since records began in 1950. #COwx pic.twitter.com/thcZIsM4lp
— NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) July 5, 2018