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By Don Ogle 

Evening weather severe, but brief


A brief but intense weather system rolled through southwest Cheyenne County Thursday evening, producing high winds, heavy rains and the report of a brief land spout tornado.

A meteorologist from the National Weather Service in Cheyenne confirmed NWS had received a report from a trained weather spotter that a land spot tornado briefly touched down west of Lorenzo.

Responding to the report were Cheyenne County Sheriff John Jensen and Region 21 Emergency Management Director Ron Leal. Sheriff Jensen was first to the area, but the reported tornado had dissipated by the time he arrived.

Jenson re...

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