Tornado Near Two Buttes, No Damage Reported


Cloud Buildup Southeast Prowers County

Cloud Buildup Southeast Prowers County

A storm cloud buildup southeast of Lamar was visible Thursday afternoon.  Although Lamar received it’s brief downpour on Wednesday evening, an afternoon tornado warning was posted by the National Weather Service for northeast Baca and southeast Prowers counties between 2pm and 3pm.

Storm Clouds

A tornado was sighted southeast of Two Buttes shortly after 2pm and about thirty minutes later a tornado report was issued for 20 miles south of Holly. 

No damage was reported, but Holly received a trace amount of precipitation and four reporting stations near Two Buttes reported 0.11 inches 12 miles NNW, 0.17 inches 10 miles NNW, 0.06 inches 11.8 miles N and 0.08 inches 13.7 miles NNW.  Some portions of southern Baca County reported varying amounts of rainfall.

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