WPR News
8:59 pm
Fri June 5, 2009

Tornado touches down near LaGrange

Torrington, Wy – A tornado touched down in a rural area of Goshen County in southeastern Wyoming.
A dispatcher for the Goshen County Sheriff's Office says there
were no reports of damage from the Friday afternoon event.
National Weather Service forecaster Scott Carpenter in Cheyenne
says the tornado touched down at 4:06 p.m. about 13 miles
west-southwest of the town of LaGrange. LaGrange is about 50 miles
northeast of Cheyenne.
The tornado moved east about 10 miles before breaking up after
about 25 minutes on the ground.
Live footage on The Weather Channel showed a large funnel cloud
moving across flat prairie land.