At about 5:45pm on August 2nd, tornado warning sirens were activated in Gillette. Campbell County Emergency Management Coordinator David King was in the community of Wright at the time the alarms sounded. King said deputies for the Campbell County Sheriff's Office observed funnel clouds to the northeast of Gillette. King said the call to sound the alert sirens in Gillette was made in the interest of precautionary public safety. He said he was not aware of any touchdown of a funnel cloud or damage.
King is scheduled to appear on Newstalk 1270 AM KIML on Monday at 7:15 to talk about Campbell County’s recent weather events with host Don Carpenter.
For more with King on today’s tornado warning click on the audio file below: