Brief tornado reported in Morrill County

Picture of funnel cloud in Morrill County Saturday.

Picture of funnel cloud in Morrill County Saturday.

A brief tornado touched town north of Broadwater in rural Morrill county Saturday afternoon.

Morrill County Sheriff Milo Cardenas said that the funnel was in the area for about 15 minutes. Cardenas said that farmers and ranchers in the area had no reports of damage as of Saturday evening.

The funnel was first reported about 4:45 p.m. about 10 miles north of Broadwater. Cardenas said this office received several calls from several areas, but there was only one confirmed twister in the area.

Storm chasers and spotters in the area reported that the funnel was on the ground briefly, but Cardenas could not confirm whether the funnel touched the ground.

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