Akron Area Damage and Weather Update: #COwx

Washington County Emergency Management is reporting the following damage and activity:

South of Akron

Three structures are damaged.

One of these structures is confirmed as a destroyed mobile home. One occupant has been displaced, but is not injured.

A second residence was partially damaged.

The Washington County Emergency Manager is working to confirm the extent of damage to the other structure. It is unknown if it is a home or another type of structure at this point.

North of Akron

One non-residential structure was damaged. Half of the town of Akron is without power due to six power poles down between Brush and Last Chance.

Weather spotters are still chasing storms in north-east Akron where they are reporting possible tornado activity.

The cause of the damage has not been confirmed as a result of tornadoes. This confirmation may be available tomorrow from the National Weather Service.

Washington County officials continue their rapid needs assessment.

The Colorado Office of Emergency Management has a Regional Field Manager monitoring and supporting Washington County.