Large Hail in Colorado Springs, CO

July 28th, 2016

By: Lilly Dickson


Colorado Springs severe storms produced large and damaging hail with extreme accumulation.


STORM IMPACT MAP


COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO


Colorado Springs Colorado was impacted by severe storms last night that produced large amounts of hail.


Severe storms produced hail up to the size of a tennis balls, accumulating to a few feet in depth in some areas. The storms were very damaging to cars, vegetation, and homes, with many reports of windows shattered in cars and homes.


The Denver Post reported 27 Colorado Springs police cars are unusable due to windshields being shattered and hoods and trunks being dented from the extreme hail. The Colorado Springs storms not only produced a significant amount of hail, but also rain that caused flash flooding across most of the area. CSFD reported having to perform water rescues.

COLORADO SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT