Tornado touches down in rural Albany County

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (KGWN) - At 5:43 pm a tornado was spotted in Albany County Wyoming North of Laramie and reported to the National Weather Service. The tornado touched down for approximately 30 minutes causing damage to some structures, power poles, power lines, and fencing. Law enforcement and fire department personnel are continuing to survey damage within the affected area.

At the time of this release there have been no reports of personal injury.

We appreciate all those who heeded the warnings and took shelter allowing law enforcement personnel to evaluate the situation in a safer environment.

For damage assessment purposes if you have damage to your property you can email information to Pictures are welcomed.

Albany County Emergency Management will release additional information tomorrow afternoon.