3 tornadoes touch down in Washington County

DENVER - Three tornadoes touched down in Washington County Wednesday evening, according to trained weather spotters giving preliminary reports to the National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center.

There were no reports of injuries or damage.

According to the NWS, the Washington County tornadoes touched down at:

  • 8:16 p.m. north of Burdette near a cemetery
  • 8:26 p.m. north of Platner in an open field
  • 8:36 p.m. near Lone Star in an open field 

The 24/7 Weather Team says at one point Wednesday, about 1,800 square miles of northeast Colorado was under a tornado warning.

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