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Storified by Accu Weather · Thu, Jun 07 2012 08:28:36
Severe weather slammed the Denver and Colorado Springs on Wednesday evening and night, spawning tornadoes and causing deep hail to pile up. A total of seven tornadoes were reported along the Front Range of the Colorado Rockies.
A weak tornado touched down north of the Denver International Airport during the evening. Many other unconfirmed tornadoes touched down south and east of the city.
A tornado in Grover, Colo., ripped a tree out of the ground and threw it 20 feet. Later in the night, a funnel cloud was spotted southwest of Denver.
Hail up to the size of golf balls piled up several inches deep around Colorado Springs and Denver. The large hailstones damaged vehicles, tore leaves from trees and ripped gutters off of homes.
Roads became impassible due to large piles of hail, brining cars and trucks to a standstill in a few communities.
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