Severe Weather Hitting Colorado Tonight
DENVER (AP) — High winds and rain are hitting Colorado, with the forecast calling for snowdrifts of 2 to 3 feet in parts of the mountains by tonight.
The National Weather Service says spotters reported two tornados near Akron in eastern Colorado last night.
The Yuma County sheriff's office says Washington County was responding to reports of a blown-over mobile home and a roof ripped off a barn. Gusts of up to 64 mph were reported in southwestern Colorado.
In eastern Colorado, Sterling Fire Chief Kurt Vogel says winds were about 30 mph when a fire spread across about 2 square miles of grazing land before being fully contained.