TORNADO WARNING–6-02-08

The National Weather Service has this one tornado warning still in effect.

Statement as of 9:31 PM MDT on June 02, 2008

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
southwestern Washington County in northeast Colorado
southeastern Adams County in northeast Colorado

* until 1015 PM MDT

* at 931 PM MDT… National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a
severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado 13 miles west of
Last Chance… or 32 miles south of Fort Morgan. This storm was
moving southeast at 28 mph.

* Locations in the warning include but are not limited to woodlin
school… Lindon and Last Chance.

In addition to the tornado… this storm is capable of producing large
damaging hail up to Golf Ball size and destructive straight line
winds.

When a Tornado Warning is issued based on Doppler radar… it means
that strong rotation has been detected in the storm. A tornado may
already be on the ground… or is expected to develop shortly. If you
are in the path of this dangerous storm… move indoors and to the
lowest level of the building. Stay away from windows. If driving… do
not seek shelter under a Highway overpass.

Lat… Lon 3956 10354 3969 10371 3974 10371 3974 10377
3986 10390 3986 10353 3957 10323
time… Mot… loc 0331z 308deg 24kt 3978 10377

Gimmestad

919 PM MDT Tue Jun 2 2008

… A Tornado Warning remains in effect until 945 PM MDT for eastern
Adams County…

At 918 PM MDT… National Weather Service Doppler radar continued to
indicate a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado. This
storm was located 6 miles west of Shamrock… or 28 miles south of
Fort Morgan. This storm was moving southeast at 22 mph.

Locations remaining in the warning include but are not limited to
Shamrock.

The safest place to be during a tornado is in a basement. Get under a
workbench or other piece of sturdy furniture. If no basement is
available… seek shelter on the lowest floor of the building in an
interior hallway or room such as a closet. Use blankets or pillows to
cover your body and always stay away from windows.

If in Mobile homes or vehicles… evacuate them and get inside a
substantial shelter. If no shelter is available… lie flat in the
nearest ditch or other low spot and cover your head with your hands.

In addition to the tornado… this storm is capable of producing hail
up to baseball size and destructive straight line winds.

Lat… Lon 3976 10371 3975 10372 3985 10401 4000 10398
4000 10384
time… Mot… loc 0318z 308deg 19kt 3985 10389

Gimmestad

NOAA Photo Library Image - nssl0132

A funnel cloud approaching the ground.

Image ID: nssl0132, NOAA’s National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) Collection
Location: Ardmore, Oklahoma
Photo Date: April 29, 1985
Credit: NOAA Photo Library, NOAA Central Library; OAR/ERL/National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL)