Flash Flood Warning Issued as Heavy Rain Falls in Colorado

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a flash flood warning for Pueblo, Colorado, and the surrounding area due to heavy rain on July 26.

The NWS urged residents in the affected zone to move immediately to higher ground and to avoid walking or driving through floodwater. It warned of wind speeds up to 50 mph and hail up to half an inch in size.

Joseph Haas recorded footage of the storm in Pueblo West and can be heard saying: “I think we’re in the middle of some sort of tornado thing.” Credit: @Jerseyhaas via Storyful

Video transcript

- I think we're in the middle of some sort of tornado thing. Holy--

This just all started happening right now. Oh, man, the hail.

Absurd.

[INAUDIBLE]

I think we're in the middle of some sort of tornado thing. Holy--

This just all started happening right now. Oh, man, the hail. Absurd. [INAUDIBLE]

I think we're in the middle of some sort of tornado thing. Holy--

This just all started happening right now. Oh, man, the hail.

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