Video: Close call with tornado that hit near Brighton

BRIGHTON, Colo. — Ashley Eldridge was in a vehicle when a tornado appeared outside of her window near Brighton. She started shooting video of it with her cell phone video and emailed it to FOX31 Denver.

She wrote in her email, “Very close call.”

She wasn’t kidding. Watch her short video clip above.

And then check out the one below of the same tornado. It hit Petrocco Farms in Brighton late Monday afternoon.

Anthony Petrocco shot the video of the tornado as it ripped up some of squash on the farm. It’s located just west of U.S. Highway 85 between east 136th and 144th avenues.

Visit Petrocco Farms’ website.

See details about Monday’s wild weather here.

The threat of very heavy rain and flooding increases dramatically for the next two days.


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