COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – A tornado watch was issued for parts of Colorado on Thursday, including El Paso County.
The watch is in place until 10 p.m.
Just after 3 p.m. the following counties were impacted:
Adams; Arapahoe; Boulder; Broomfield; Cheyenne; Denver; Douglas; El Paso; Elbert; Jefferson; Kit Carson; Larimer; Lincoln; Logan; Morgan; Phillips; Sedgwick; Washington; Weld; Yuma.
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Under a Tornado Watch the National Weather Service wants residents to be prepared. Tornadoes are possible in and near the watch area. Review and discuss your emergency plans and check supplies and your safe room. Be ready to act quickly if a warning is issued or you suspect a tornado is approaching. Acting early helps to save lives! Watches are issued by the Storm Prediction Center for counties where tornadoes may occur. The watch area is typically large, covering numerous counties or even states.