Grand Country, Colorado - Svr Storm

Winds of over 100mph were reported from Eagle Airport in a storm which shows little in the way of echos. Shows what downburst winds can do... here's a segment of the warning...

* AT 240 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DESTRUCTIVE WINDS IN
EXCESS OF 70 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED OVER KREMMLING...OR ABOUT
60 MILES NORTHEAST OF GLENWOOD SPRINGS...AND MOVING NORTH AT 35
MPH.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO WILLIAMS
FORK RESERVOIR...PARSHALL...KREMMLING AND HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS.

DAMAGING WINDS NEAR 100 MPH WERE REPORTED AT THE EAGLE AIRPORT
WITH THIS STORM. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM...SEEK SAFE SHELTER AND
STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS!
 
Wow! I can only imagine 100 mph winds whipping through those canyons. I love Grand County in the summer. When sitting in a hot tub in Fraser, you can set your watch by the afternoon thunderstorms coming over Byers Peak. Life is Good!
 
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