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A Stormy Weekend, with HOT Temperatures to Follow

There were showers and thunderstorms over the weekend, across Northeast Colorado. A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for both Phillips and then Yuma Counties at about 6:15pm on Saturday evening. Reports of heavy rain and lightning, along with gusty winds up to 60 mph were reported. The severe warnings expired at 7:30 pm. (MDT)

More severe weather came through the area again on Sunday afternoon at about 2:30pm a storm cell went through Weld and into Morgan County. CODE RED alerts were sent out as the rains came down in buckets along I-76 & HWY 34, with visibility down to less than a quarter of a mile at times. Power outages were reported in parts of Fort Morgan, as there were also reports of mild flooding and hail in spots, as the system traveled south and east into Washington County at around 3:20pm on Sunday. As the afternoon progressed the storms remained large as they intensified around 4pm in Washington and Lincoln counties, with severe alerts put out once again until 4:45pm. Strong winds and hail were reported with this storm as it moved south into Kit Carson County. There were some heavy rains in the southern part of Yuma County, but no warnings were issued.

The chance for showers decreases for the week ahead, but temperatures are expected to hit near, or over 100 degrees for this coming weekend. 


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