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Watch this landspout that briefly touched down near Buckley Space Force Base

Video captured by @Phanpy14 on Twitter and shared with Denver7 showed the touch down.
Posted: 7:58 PM, Jul 29, 2022
Updated: 2022-07-29 22:11:32-04

AURORA — A landspout briefly touched down grabbing attention near Buckley Space Force Base on Friday.

The National Weather Service reported the landspout near I-70 around 4:30 p.m. and a tornado warning was issued for Adams and Arapahoe Counties.

Video captured by @Phanpy14 on Twitter and shared with Denver7 showed the touch down.

According to the NWS definition, a landspout is 'a tornado that does not arise from organized storm-scale rotation and therefore is not associated with a wall cloud (visually) or a mesocyclone (on radar).'

You can watch a quick explainer on the differences between a landspout and a tornado in this video from Denver7 meteorologist Stacey Donaldson.

Landspout tornado spotted near Buckley Air Force Base

The warning expired and there were no reports of damage.

Difference between landspout and tornado