Anyone familiar with Weld County weather knows that tornadoes occur often, but they’re usually small, predictable and happen in the afternoon out in the open plains. In contrast, the Weld County tornado that occurred on May 22, 2008, was unique in its direction, timing, power and size. National Weather Service Warning Coordinator Meteorologist Greg Hanson walks us through what happened weather-wise to create that powerful tornado.

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