Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

Tornado winds up weekend


Residents in Carpenter had a front row view of the storm Sunday afternoon. When a tornado touched down east of the town.

According to Gerald Claycomb, lead forecaster for the National Weather Service in Cheyenne, funnel clouds were reported and a tornado touched down east of Carpenter. Claycomb said one house was touched by the tornado and another house was damaged. A few buildings had minor roof damage and at least two trees were partially uprooted. The tornado was rated as EF-0 which means it was a weak tornado. The tornado moved in a south to southeast direction for a half mile. Winds w...

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