27 Revealing Photographs of Severe Storms Hitting the Plains on Mothers Day Weekend
The Plains states saw severe storms bringing down heavy rains, large hail and several tornadoes this Mothers Day Weekend. Numerous confirmed tornado touchdowns were spotted in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas. We bring to you some of the most incredible photographs of this storm-filled Mothers Day Weekend which found itself at the receiving end of some extremely rough round of high winds, damaging hail and horrific tornadoes.
1 – Tornado Rips through Colorado
An EF2 tornado ripped through building and structures leaving at least five people injured north of Wray in Yuma County.
2 – Devastating Scenes
The tornado in Wray caused damage from County 37 to County 42 near Highway 385 which had to be shut down due to downed fences and loose livestock.
3 – Luck Favors the Brave
Fortunately the people who were in campers in this area survived as the twister did not toss the campers.
4 – Power Outages
Electricity poles and cables in the area were dismantled by the tornado.
5 – Damage Aplenty
Tornado ran through this farm in Weld County. No injuries were reported but all the cars were inside the shed.
6 – Damaging Hail
Lots and lots of hail all round and a view of the storm captured as the photographer drove towards Fort Morgan on I-76.
7 – Storm on its Way
Here’s a look at that storm making its way north towards Fort Morgan.
8 – Houses Wrecked
The strange scenes after a tornado in Wray, Colorado.
9 – Way to Go
That’s probably the coolest way ever to celebrate prom night as a Colorado couple takes photo with tornado as backdrop.
10 – Tornado in Wray Up Close
A zoomed in photograph of the incredible twister that made a touchdown in Wray, Colorado.
11 – Fantastic Clouds
The Wray sky depicting some fabulous cloud cover a day after an EF2 tornado wreaked havoc in the area.
12 – Mammatus Clouds
Dennis Stephens was kind enough to share this amazing photograph of the sky view after the storm.
13 – Metro Area Clouded
Thunderstorms beginning to build over Denver metro area.
14 – Structures Damaged
A view of the significantly damaged structures after eastern Colorado tornadoes.
15 – Crazy Clouds
A stunning view of the clouds in Colorado as twisters hit the region this weekend.
16 – Damage Along the Highway
Damage from the tornado on highway 385 in West Colorado after the area was struck by a massive EF2 tornado.
17 – Spooky Views
Have you seen this crazy close-up of the tornado in Morgan County?
18 – Some More Destruction
The tornado in Northeast Colorado rampaged through the area while knocking off roofs and causing massive destruction.
19 – Great View of the Storm
Severe storm South of Akron captured from a highway.
20 – Whirling Twister
An aficionado storm chaser grabbed this fabulous photograph of a tornado over Eckley, Colorado from his vehicle.
21 – Large Hail
Here’s a view of the quarter-sized hail near Wiggins.
22 – Ripping Tornadoes
A tornado tears through Morgan County, shattering homes and vehicles.
23 – Stunning Clouds
A fantastic image of the storm clouds over Highlands Ranch.
24 – Enthralling Sunset
Amazing sunset over a flooded road east of Lawton, Oklahoma.
25 – Some More Twisters
View of tornado from the Territory Golf & Country Club.
26 – Flooding in Oklahoma
A photograph captured from Central Mall in Lawton showing severe flooding.
27 – Brilliant Shot
A ragged wall cloud to 3 miles west of Geronimo.
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