WELD COUNTY, Colo. – A landspout tornado in Weld County caused damage to several outbuildings near Eaton Wednesday evening, according to the Weld County Sheriff’s Office.
The landspout tornado was spotted near Eaton sometime before 7:30 p.m.
Shortly after 8 p.m., the Weld County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post the landspout tornado had damaged some outbuildings near County Road 47 and Highway 392.
Joe Moylan, a spokesperson with the Weld County Sheriff’s Office said there were no reported injuries and no homes were damaged “at this time.”
Incredible video shows the landspout tornado passing dangerously close to a home in Weld County this evening.— Denver7 News (@DenverChannel) May 21, 2020
The sheriff's office says no injuries or damage to homes has been reported, but a couple of agricultural outbuildings were damaged. #COwx pic.twitter.com/S3seqUJnmS
“There were a couple of agriculture outbuildings that have been damaged but that’s about the extent of it,” Moylan said.
First Alert Weather Chief Meteorologist Mike Nelson says landspout tornadoes are brief, weak tornadoes with winds of around 100 mph.
The National Weather Service in Boulder reported via Twitter that there may have been three separate occurrences of a landspout tornado.