A long-lived supercell forming in the foothills west of Denver moved across the eastern plains for several hours on Friday, eventually crossing into Kansas nearly 7 hours later. The storm was tornado-warned for most of its mid and late life as it turned nearly 90-degrees to the southeast and plowed down toward I-70.
Video package shot around Kirk, Colorado, which is northwest of Burlington in the far eastern part of the state. The storm was tornado-warned as it approached town, and sirens were blaring as high winds and some small hail blew into town.
First Seven Scenes Excellent tornado siren NAT with dramatic winds.
Scene 1: Sirens blaring as winds approaching 70mph blow into town with blinding rain.
Scene 2: Handheld shot during storm as lawn furniture blows across the yard behind the shooter. Quick pan as chair bounces to rest behind the vehicle.
Scene 3-7: Various shots of winds blowing through town at nearly 70mph as sirens continue to blare as the tornado-warned storm moves through.
Scene 8: Shot of oncoming pickup truck driving through town as the storm approaches.
Scene 9: Hail hitting the ground ahead of the storm.
Scene 10: Hail hitting the street.
Scene 11: Shot through windshield of hail hitting the highway.
Scene 12: Wide shot of low clouds hanging over Kirk, Colorado as storm gets started.
Scene 13: A 12-second timelapse of wall cloud with amazing coloring. Speed played back at 20x
Scene 14: Handheld shot of realtime wall cloud.
Scene 15: Dramatic looking wall cloud in the skies northwest of Kirk.
Scene 16: Wide shot as truck pulls out of frame of wall cloud.
Scene 17: Tight shot of wall cloud over trees.
Scene 18: Structure shot of storm approaching Kirk.
Scene 19-21: Blowing dust beneath storm's leading edge as it approaches Kirk.