This incredible tornado swept near Wray, Colorado on May 7, 2016.
Here some of the awesome pictures and a fantastic video footage from the extreme weather event.
A tornado injured at least five people and damaged buildings in eastern Colorado on Saturday, according to authorities, and more storms were anticipated in the Plains.
Four structures suffered “significant” damage and five pepole suffered “minor injuries”. It added that the storm knocked down around 40 electric poles.
— Maria Timmer (@ScienceByMaria) May 8, 2016
Several other tornadoes were reported in the area of Wray, a town of around 2,300 about 12 miles from the Nebraska border.
The largest tornado followed U.S. 385 north of the town, throwing down power lines and strewing debris across the highway.
Elsewhere in the state a “multi-vortex tornado” was reported over Interstate 76 near the town of Wiggins. At least a dozen trailers were overturned, NBC affiliate KUSA reported.
And here the impressive and awesome video. Look at it… It’s insane. Here the full footage of the video. From 2:40 you have an extreme close-up view of the twister!
Another tornado reportedly touched down and caused damage to several structures west of Wiggins in Weld County. The Weld County Sheriff’s office said no one was injured.
As authorities continued to assess the damage, forecasters warned of severe thunderstorms forecast for the Plains On Mother’s Day.
Thunderstorms were expected to form over Kansas, Oklahoma, and central and west Texas Sunday, with the potential for tornadoes and hail that could cause damage.
And now look at this second video from just another view point!
Tornado north of Wray, Colorado. pic.twitter.com/2TjMCrOHZ2
— Sean Schofer (@SeanSchofer) May 8, 2016