UPDATE: Tornado in Gillette-Damage Photos
UPDATE: Courtesy of Andy Riggle in Gillette. This is the damage from Friday's tornado. Andy says, "Make sure to include the awesome community of neighbors who came together to help out in every way from a place for them their families and livestock to stay to offering laundry and meals for those in need." See the photos below.
ORIGINAL STORY: A confirmed tornado was located near the Gillette Airport shortly before 2 p.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service.
A tornado warning was issued, set to remain in effect until 2:15 p.m. The tornado was moving east at 35 mph.
Ping pong ball-sized hail was listed as an associated hazard, and local residents were warned to seek shelter in order to avoid flying debris.
The Weather Service urged everyone in the area to move to a basement or interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building, and avoid windows.
Photos of the tornado damage in Gillette...