The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for west-central Weld County Wednesday night as a storm moved south.
The warning lasts until 8:30 p.m. The storm was over Purcell, 16 miles north of Greeley, at 7:43 p.m., according to the NWS. The storm was moving south at 25 miles per hour. The storm is expected to hit Ault around 7:50 p.m. and Eaton around 8:00 p.m. Other locations in the storm’s path include Galeton, East Greeley, Lucerne, Barnesville, Gill, Evans, and Kersey.
Dangers include wind gusts of 60 miles per hour and half a dollar hail. Those affected must expect damage to roofs, panels and trees, as well as hail damage to vehicles.
A severe thunderstorm watch was also issued for Weld, Kit Carson, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington and Yuma counties through 1 a.m. Thursday.
The possibility of showers and thunderstorms continues for the Greeley area ahead of Thursday noon, with showers and a possible thunderstorm likely between 12pm and 3pm before showers and thunderstorms becoming likely after 3pm. The possibility of showers and thunderstorms continues through Thursday evening and Friday.
The forecast is for a high of 79 degrees on Thursday.
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