Extreme up-close video of massive tornado in Colorado
Monday, May 9, 2016, 9:17 - A series of tornadoes swept across eastern Colorado this weekend followed by severe weather impacting the Plains states.
One twister touched down north of Wray in Yuma County on Saturday evening, leaving at least five people with minor injuries and causing damage to some buildings and other structures, the Weather Channel reports.
The tornado was rated an EF2 by the National Weather Service (NWS) after the damage was surveyed on Sunday.
The tornado caused damage from County Road 37 to County Road 42 near Highway 385.
Huge #tornado in Wray, Colorado today.— Tri-State Weather (@tristateweather) May 8, 2016
Photo via tempest tours storm chasers @spann pic.twitter.com/koLkCbvUEw
The storm also produced baseball-sized hail in some parts of Colorado.
At least five tornadoes hit Yuma County, according to the NWS. There were no immediate reports of injury or damage from the other tornadoes in the area.
Local residents took to social media to post their photos and videos of damages and the storm.
Eastern Colorado slammed by several twisters amid spring storm swarm; two killed in Ariz. https://t.co/UUX6tYchit pic.twitter.com/vAUidsEf77— CBS News (@CBSNews) May 8, 2016
Here are the Colorado tornado prom pictures that took the Internet by "storm" over the weekend. @KOANewsRadio #cowx pic.twitter.com/VkmiCQd2a1— Steffan Tubbs (@TubbsKOA) May 9, 2016
Storm chasers descended on Colorado, capturing dramatic images and videos of tornadoes https://t.co/AR37LcA7u7 pic.twitter.com/vh0Cs1zHqd— Austin Statesman (@statesman) May 8, 2016
SOURCE: ABC News | The Weather Channel | NWS