A strong storm system brought severe weather to the Plains and blizzard conditions to Colorado from Monday into Tuesday. Parts of the Central and Midwestern states continue to be impacted by the stormy weather.
This is an archive of storm reports from 5:30 p.m. CST Monday, Nov. 16, to 7:30 a.m. CST Tuesday, Nov. 17. For live updates of the ongoing storm, click here.
7:26 a.m. CST Tuesday: A tree fell on a house in Corsicana, Texas, due to strong winds early Tuesday morning according to an NWS trained spotter.
7:22 a.m CST Tuesday: Due to snow and ice, inbound flights to Denver International Airport are facing up to 90-minute delays, the FAA reports.
7:04 a.m. CST Tuesday: Portions of I-25 southbound near Castle Rock are closed due to weather and accidents, including two jackknifed semi trucks, the Colorado Department of Transportation reports.
6:39 a.m. CST Tuesday: As blizzard conditions hit the area, 140 flights have been canceled at Denver International Airport so far this morning, according to FlightStats.
6:14 a.m. CST Tuesday: More than 45,000 Oncor customers are without power in Texas. More than 18,000 are without power in Dallas County:
You can see power line dangling in the street at Illinois and Poll in the Elmwood neighborhood. #IAMUP #wfaaweather pic.twitter.com/XJoa3I6ICg— Carla N. Wade (@CarlaNWade) November 17, 2015
6:07 a.m. CST Tuesday: An NWS trained spotter reports up to 15 inches of snow has fallen near Ponderosa Park, Colorado, roughly 35 miles southeast of Denver.
6:02 a.m. CST Tuesday: Snow is making for difficult travel conditions in the Denver area:
Blowing snow outside Parker Adventist hospital. Dangerous conditions here. @DenverChannel #snOMG pic.twitter.com/jnvKYVe9wU— Eric Lupher (@EricLupher7) November 17, 2015
6:01 a.m. CST Tuesday: Emergency management reports that strong winds tore the roof off a set of apartments in Commerce, Texas, approximately 65 miles northeast of Dallas.
5:54 a.m. CST Tuesday: Multiple trees and power poles are down in Leon County, Texas, according to an NWS trained spotter.
5:40 a.m. CST Tuesday: An NWS trained spotter reports a semi truck was overturned amid strong winds near Savoy, Texas, roughly 70 miles northeast of Dallas.
4:36 a.m. CST Tuesday: Interstate 70 is closed in both directions from E-470 to Limon, Colorado, due to heavy snow and whiteout conditions, Colorado DOT reports.
4:25 a.m. CST Tuesday: More road closures reported in Colorado due to blizzard conditions.
Closed US 24 both directions #COSprings to Limon b/c white out conditions & heavy snow— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) November 17, 2015
4:11 a.m. CST Tuesday: Thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado 9 miles north of Brenham, Texas.
4:03 a.m. CST Tuesday: Over 25,000 Dallas-Fort Worth customers are without power after storms, Oncor reports. More than 31,500 Texas customers are without power statewide.
3:42 a.m. CST Tuesday: Storm causes traffic delays in Fort Worth, police said.
TRAFFIC ALERT Highway sign down & blocking traffic at 287/Willow Springs— Fort Worth Police (@fortworthpd) November 17, 2015
3:40 a.m. CST Tuesday: Very windy conditions reported around Fort Worth, police said.
Officers experiencing extremely high winds in east FW around Lancaster - pls take tornado precautions— Fort Worth Police (@fortworthpd) November 17, 2015
3:37 a.m. CST Tuesday: Blizzard conditions continue in parts of Colorado.
Closed CO 86 both directions from Kiowa to I-70 b/c white out conditions— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) November 17, 2015
3:33 a.m. CST Tuesday: Tornado-warned storm continues to move past Fort Worth.
3:31am: Tornadic circulation moving into Southlake from southwest. Seek shelter now in Southlake, Colleyville, and Grapevine! #dfwwx— NWS Fort Worth (@NWSFortWorth) November 17, 2015
3:24 a.m. CST Tuesday: Thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado is over Fort Worth.
3:07 a.m. CST Tuesday: Line of storms is moving into the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
3:00 a.m. CST Tuesday: Texas tornado photo from Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer.
Pano of tornadic supercell in TX Panhandle just before dropping first #tornado just S of I-40 @breakingweather pic.twitter.com/z5y0YCkMfr— Reed Timmer (@reedtimmerTVN) November 17, 2015
2:59 a.m. CST Tuesday: Over 3,900 customers in eastern Kansas are without power with more storms on the way, utilities report.
2:41 a.m. CST Tuesday: Storms weaken as they move through Oklahoma City.
First line of storms has passed through much of Moore. Nothing severe observed, no damage reports received. EOC will be standing down.— Moore Emerg Ops Ctr (@MooreEOC) November 17, 2015
2:16 a.m. CST Tuesday: Blizzard conditions occurring in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
2:11 a.m. CST Tuesday: Gust of 99 mph at Red Rock, Oklahoma, OK Mesonet reports.
1:57 a.m. CST Tuesday: Gust of 75 mph 2 miles northwest of Tonkawa, Oklahoma, NWS-trained spotter reports.
1:48 a.m. CST Tuesday: Line of storms is nearing Oklahoma City.
Starting to see more lightning, cooler winds and now rain in the corner of the Kilpatrick near 122nd. #okwx @NEWS9 pic.twitter.com/cEPmh7x7UX— Cody McDonell (@CTMcDonell) November 17, 2015
1:33 a.m. CST Tuesday: More than 4,000 Oklahoma customers are without power after storms, utilities report.
1:11 a.m. CST Tuesday: Gust of 60 mph at Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, Texas, MesoWest reports.
12:57 a.m. CST Tuesday: Part of US Route 6 in Colorado is closed due to avalanche potential.
US 6 Loveland Pass closed b/c avalanche hazard;HazMat vehicles use Eisenhower Tunnel on I-70 @ top of hour,other traffic held;Delays possib— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) November 17, 2015
12:48 a.m. CST Tuesday: Around 6 inches of snow 1 mile west-southwest of Woodland Park, Colorado, an NWS-trained spotter reported.
12:36 a.m. CST Tuesday: More than 4,800 Oncor customers in Texas are without power, the utility reports.
12:26 a.m. CST Tuesday: Chain restrictions in effect from Denver to Vail.
Traction Law Both Directions -Denver to Vail - Chains,alternative traction devices (ATDs),snow tires,or 4-wheel drive required for all pass— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) November 17, 2015
12:23 a.m. CST Tuesday: Line of storms heading toward Oklahoma City by 2 a.m. CST Tuesday, AccuWeather Meteorologist Mike Doll said.
12:14 a.m. CST Tuesday: Reports were made Monday for 37 suspected tornadoes across parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska, the Storm Prediction Center said.
12:08 a.m. CST Tuesday: I-25 closed in part of Colorado due to weather conditions.
I-25 SB closed @ Raton Pass & past NM border,MM 0-14;b/c multiple spun out vehicles— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) November 17, 2015
11:58 p.m. CST Monday: More travel restrictions issued near Denver, Colorado.
Chain Restriction Both Directions I-25 thru Raton Pass,Mile Marker 0-15;Chains required for all CMV,including buses & vans of 16+ capacity;— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) November 17, 2015
11:56 p.m. CST Monday: A special weather balloon was launched this evening by the NWS at Fort Worth to determine strength of possible storms moving through Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Some wind data coming in from balloon-- 60 mph at 2,000ft -- 75 mph at 4,500ft. Storms will be capable of wind damage! #txwx #ctxwx— NWS Fort Worth (@NWSFortWorth) November 17, 2015
11:35 p.m. CST Monday: Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer has videos of tornadoes earlier Monday in the Texas Panhandle.
VIDEO: TX Panhandle #tornadoes from Palo Duro Canyon to Pampa to Miami https://t.co/7c7A63rfh8 @breakingweather pic.twitter.com/nOr7CFBi3T— Reed Timmer (@reedtimmerTVN) November 17, 2015
11:25 p.m. CST Monday: Snowy travel on I-25 between Castle Rock and Larkspur, Colorado, Colorado Department of Transportation webcam shows.
11:20 p.m. CST Monday: Travel restrictions issued around Denver, Colorado, due to snow conditions, the Colorado Department of Transportation announced.
Traction Law Both Directions -Denver to ID Spgs - Chains,alternative traction devices (ATDs),snow tires,or 4-wheel drive required for all p— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) November 17, 2015
11:10 p.m. CST Monday: Flight delays up to one hour continue at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, where more than 500 delays were reported Monday, FlightStats said.
10:58 p.m. CST Monday: Two homes damaged 7 miles east-southeast of Buttermilk, Oklahoma, law enforcement reports.
10:57 p.m. CST Monday: Tornado on the ground earlier Monday near Miami, Texas.
Lightning illuminates a night-time wedge tornado near Miami, TX tonight. From @stormpics pic.twitter.com/asQfxuRK5A— SevereStudios (@severestudios) November 17, 2015
10:32 p.m. CST Monday: More than 6,300 customers without power in the Texas Panhandle after storms, utilities report.
10:21 p.m. CST Monday: Tornado on the ground 7 miles south of Buttermilk, Oklahoma, trained spotters report.
10:15 p.m. CST Monday: The National Weather Service at Amarillo, Texas, said it will send out survey teams Tuesday to assess storm damage and potential strength of any tornadoes.
10:10 p.m. CST Monday: More storm photos from Pampa, Texas:
#BREAKING: Halliburton Plant leveled by #tornado in #Pampa, causing huge chemical leak #txwx #phwx pic.twitter.com/k5HCuA8Nbj— Adria Iraheta (@KVIIAdria) November 17, 2015
9:58 p.m. CST Monday: Storm damage from near Pampa, Texas.
Tornado Damage south of Pampa this evening at an oil refinery via Facebook viewer. #NC10Weather #Pampa #Tornado pic.twitter.com/MH8inLi8On— KFDA NewsChannel10 (@NewsChannel10) November 17, 2015
9:55 p.m. CST Monday: Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer spotted a tornado earlier Monday near Miami, Texas.
PHOTO: #tornado we chased earlier N Miami, TX with long-track, cyclic supercell in E TX Panhandle @breakingweather pic.twitter.com/ggklTsC7pF— Reed Timmer (@reedtimmerTVN) November 17, 2015
9:53 p.m. CST Monday: Chemical leak in Pampa, Texas.
Pampa Halliburton plant leveled, noone in building at time, chemical leak, crews across Panhandle working to contain leak. @KVIISteven— ABC 7 Amarillo (@ABC7Amarillo) November 17, 2015
9:43 p.m. CST Monday: Spotter-confirmed tornado continues near Selman, Oklahoma.
9:39 p.m. CST Monday: Spotters confirm tornado near Selman, Oklahoma.
935pm - @valcastor and others reporting large tornado in Harper County moving toward Selman. #okwx— NWS Norman (@NWSNorman) November 17, 2015
9:36 p.m. CST Monday: Storm damage from Montezuma, Kansas.
Damage to barn east of Montezuma. @NWSDodgeCity #kswx @AlaStormTracker pic.twitter.com/gqWdwULaEr— Trevor Leeper (@trevorleeper) November 17, 2015
9:31 p.m. CST Monday: A strong storm is heading toward Pampa, Texas, where a tornado may have occurred earlier in the evening.
9:27 p.m. CST Monday: About 4,400 customers in Amarillo, Texas, are without power after storms, Xcel Energy reports.
9:22 p.m. CST Monday: Tornado over Darrouzett, Texas, 16 miles north of Lipscomb, trained spotters report.
9:18 p.m. CST Monday: Around 7.5 inches of snow 1 mile west-northwest of Ponderosa Park, Colorado, an NWS-trained spotter reported.
9:13 p.m. CST Monday: Power flashes reported north of Shattuck, Oklahoma, may indicate either a tornado or damaging winds in the area, the NWS at Norman said. Power poles were blown down and a home was damaged 12 miles north of Shattuck along Highway 15, half of a mile west of Highway 283.
9:07 p.m. CST Monday: Hail reported in Pampa, Texas, where possible tornado touched down.
Pampa hail pic.twitter.com/DCbeXjEnkY— KFDA NewsChannel10 (@NewsChannel10) November 17, 2015
9:04 p.m. CST Monday: Possible tornadoes are hard to see at night.
901pm - you will NOT be able to see the tornado in Ellis County, so don't even try it! Probable tornado headed toward Fort Supply. #okwx— NWS Norman (@NWSNorman) November 17, 2015
8:56 p.m. CST Monday: Storm damage pictures from Pampa, Texas.
Tornado damage pics #Pampa, Pic: Megan Bowen sent to our CBS Station in #Amarillo @NewsChannel10 #WTSP @NWSAmarillo pic.twitter.com/k1aoIE3Z70— Jim Van Fleet (@JamesVanFleet) November 17, 2015
8:52 p.m. CST Monday: Sidney, Nebraska, has declared a snow emergency as of 11 p.m. CST Monday, the city government announced.
8:26 p.m. CST Monday: Power outages in the city of Lubbock, Texas.
Lubbock Power & Light reported more than 100 power outages across central and west Lubbock (near W. Loop).— NWS Lubbock (@NWSLubbock) November 17, 2015
8:07 p.m. CST Monday: So far this evening there have been nearly 30 tornado reports, according to the NWS.
7:54 p.m. CST Monday: A look at the wedge tornado near Pampa, Texas, earlier Monday night.
@KOCOjonathan @KOCOShelby @KOCOdamonlane @KOCOBrad @AlaStormTracker @ounwcm pic.twitter.com/YCGzeTyTqg— Chance Coldiron (@ChanceTColdiron) November 17, 2015
7:41 p.m. CST Monday: Tornado damage reported in the town of Norton, Kansas.
Damage to homes in the rural area east of the city of Norton. Residents in the area are reporting they saw a funnel cloud— Norton Chief (@NortonKSPolice) November 17, 2015
7:13 p.m. CST Monday: Law enforcement reports a tornado 3 miles northeast of Ensign, Kansas.
6:55 p.m. CST Monday: A tornado, about a mile wide, was reported about 4 miles south of Pampa, Texas. A NWS trained spotter reports downed power lines, gas leaks and major damage.
6:43 p.m. CST Monday: Tornado damage reported near the town of Kismet, Kansas, local law enforcement reports. Damage was reported to one residence and hog farms.
6:31 p.m. CST Monday: A tornado was reported 11 miles south of Pampa, Texas, a National Weather Service trained spotter reports.
6:05 p.m. CST Monday: Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer filmed a supercell thunderstorm just before it produced a brief tornado.
VIDEO: supercell and wall cloud SE of Claude, TX just before producing brief tornado @breakingweather @kfor pic.twitter.com/ZjqkSj7TDQ— Reed Timmer (@reedtimmerTVN) November 17, 2015
6:02 p.m. CST Monday: A large tornado is northeast of Liberal, Kansas, according to the National Weather Service.
5:51 p.m. CST Monday: A tornado was spotted near Groom, Texas, early Monday evening.
Confirmed tornado south of Groom, TX. pic.twitter.com/8e9sUG2zd1— OK Storm Chaser (@TournadoChasers) November 16, 2015
5:41 p.m. CST Monday: This photo shows one of the tornadoes that touched down in Kansas.
Tornado on the ground in Grainfield, KS. @NWSGoodland pic.twitter.com/lyImRj36du— Brett Oelke (@BrettOelke) November 16, 2015
5:30 p.m. CST Monday: Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer is prepared to chase the severe thunderstorms in northern Texas with his storm chasing vehicle.