DENVER (CBS4) – Severe thunderstorms hit Colorado over teh weekend producing hail, heavy rain and high winds.
The storms also produced two tornadoes in the higher terrain of north-central Colorado.
A tornado near Steamboat Springs on June 24. (credit: Gretchen Coleman)
The first touchdown was reported around 10:20 a.m. just outside of Steamboat Springs.
A tornado briefly touched down in Routt County on June 24. (credit: Karen Waggoner Whitney via the Steamboat Pilot and NWS Grand Junction)
Less than an hour later a second tornado was reported at 11:15 a.m. in nearby Jackson County.
Tornadoes are common in Colorado during the month of June but they typically occur during the late afternoon on the eastern plains.