LA JUNTA, Colo. (June 18, 2013)--Passengers were instructed to take shelter in terminals Tuesday after a tornado was spotted near Denver International Airport.
The National Weather Service says the tornado was spotted in the area Tuesday afternoon.
A tornado warning was issued and passengers were taking shelter in the airport's restrooms, which double as shelters, and in stairwells.
On Monday, a tornado touched down briefly in La Junta on Colorado's southeastern plains
No injuries were reported, but the storm knocked down power in an industrial park near town.
Heavy rain fell Monday in La Junta and Lamar, where some streets flooded.