Tornadoes, hail hit eastern Wyoming; 1 injury reported

Lauren Perry
June 13, 2017

Meanwhile, footage and photos of a tornado were captured near Otto.

Just a few miles to the southeast of Carpenter, Wyoming, a large wedge tornado was reported by storm chasers in the area.

A second tornado formed along the Wyoming/Nebraska border later in the evening, this one remaining over open country and causing no damage.

More than three other tornado sightings were reported in the state and in neighboring Colorado.

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for north central Natrona County and south central Johnson County from 4:58 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. today. The storm additionally downed power lines, damaged a gas line as well as another four or five homes.

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Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed, and damage to roofs, windows and vehicles will occur.

There were reports of baseball-sized hail that seem to have damaged several vehicles and property in Wheatland, Wyoming. There were no reports of injuries.

Strong winds, hail, and tornadoes are possible in areas stretching from Fargo, North Dakota to Wichita, Kansas.

Forecasters say that the low pressure system that has generated these tornadoes will continue to move eastward on Tuesday.

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