A wild storm left behind a trail of destruction in Colorado, including dead wildlife and extensive damages and debris flow on roadways.

A severe storm that brought 16 inches of hail and flash flooding hit parts of Eleven Mile State ParkSpinney Mountain State Park, and Charlie Meyers State Wildlife Area near Lake George Tuesday evening, September 3.

According to a tweet from Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the wild weather destroyed more than just roadways. A pronghorn fawn was found dead after the storm.

Spinney Mountain State Park remains closed to the public with no estimated time for re-opening. The park is located in Lake George and is popular among anglers.

Always be prepared for unexpected weather in Colorado. All warnings and alerts should be taken seriously. Storms are known to produce large hail, damaging winds, and flash flooding. Plan ahead and be prepared to delay travel and hiking plans as necessary.

For additional updates and closures related to Tuesday’s storm, click here.

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