Tracking severe weather in El Paso County Wednesday

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COLORADO SPRINGS — The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for El Paso County, which is set to expire at 4:45 p.m.

A round of severe storms rolled through the Pikes Peak region late Wednesday afternoon.

A flash flood warning was issued for parts of southwestern El Paso County. FOX21 Meteorologist Emily Roehler reminded motorists they should never drive through a flooded road.

The cities included in the flash flood warning are:
– Fort Carson
– Fountain
– Security
– Widefield

That warning is set to expire at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday.

A viewer in the Security-Widefield area shared some video with FOX21 as rain beat down outside her home.

A flash flood warning is also in place for:
– Black Forest
– Cimarron Hills
– Colorado Springs

That warning is set to expire at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Severe storms rolled through the Pikes Peak region on July 15. Hail dropped over Ellicott in the afternoon hours. / Courtesy: Kerri White

Other viewers in Ellicott collected hail earlier in the day on Wednesday.

And drivers in the area of Interquest and Powers faced downpours in the midst of the storm.

This article will be updated.

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