Tornado touches down in southeast Wyoming

2014-06-08T15:53:00Z 2014-06-08T18:21:04Z Tornado touches down in southeast WyomingThe Associated Press The Associated Press
June 08, 2014 3:53 pm  • 

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A tornado touched down in a sparsely populated area of Laramie County in southeast Wyoming on Sunday.

The National Weather Service says the tornado touched down around 1 p.m. about 7 miles east of Carpenter. The agency also received reports of funnel clouds in the area.

There were no immediate reports of anyone being hurt or any major damage. However, there were reports of minor flash flooding in the area.

The storm system that spawned the tornado and heavy rain moved into neighboring Colorado and Nebraska.

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