Confirmed Tornado Near Denver International Airport 3:14pm MDT

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER CO
318 PM MDT WED MAY 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTH CENTRAL ARAPAHOE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST COLORADO…
EAST CENTRAL DENVER COUNTY IN NORTHEAST COLORADO…
SOUTH CENTRAL ADAMS COUNTY IN NORTHEAST COLORADO…

* UNTIL 345 PM MDT

* AT 314 PM MDT…A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED OVER NORTHEASTERN
AURORA…OR 24 MILES EAST OF DENVER…MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.
TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS CHASING THE STORM CONTINUE TO REPORT
FUNNEL CLOUDS AND WALL CLOUDS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS THUNDERSTORM.
THE STORM IS ALSO PRODUCING HEAVY RAIFALL…MAKING VISUAL
CONFIRMATION OF ANY TORNADOES DIFFICULT. THE STORM HAS A HISTORY
OF PRODUCING A TORNADO…AND IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING ADDITIONAL
TORNADIC ACTIVITY WITH LITTLE WARNING.

HAZARD…DAMAGING TORNADO AND PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…WEATHER SPOTTERS CONFIRMED TORNADO.

IMPACT…FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT
SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.
DAMAGE TO ROOFS…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE
DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
EASTERN AURORA…EASTERN DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT…BENNETT…
STRASBURG…MANILA VILLAGE AND WATKINS.

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