Thunderstorm watch issued for 10 southeast Colorado counties Sunday

PROMO Graphic - Severe Thunderstorm WATCH - Chris Sorensen
Published Sunday, July 4, 2021
by Chris Sorensen

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for parts of southeast Colorado through 10:00 p.m. Sunday.

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Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail with two-inch diameters, along with wind gusts up to 75 miles per hour, are possible. There is also a slight tornado risk.


MAP Severe thunderstorm watch for southeast Colorado July 4, 2021 - NWS
Severe thunderstorm watch for southeast Colorado July 4, 2021 - NWS

Counties under the watch include

  • Baca
  • Bent
  • Crowley
  • El Paso
  • Huerfano
  • Kiowa
  • Las Animas
  • Otero
  • Prowers
  • Pueblo

The watch also includes portions of New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma. may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.

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