Photos: Extreme weather rolls through Denver area

Photo: Extreme weather (May 21, 2014)Tornado sirens sounded across the Denver area Wednesday afternoon as severe storms created reports of several tornadoes. Denver International Airport grounded several flights and diverted incoming traffic to Colorado Springs.

National Weather Service meteorologist Frank Cooper says at least six tornadoes were observed with no reports of damage. A tornado watch for areas along the Front Range and the eastern plains expires at 8 p.m. MT, according to the National Weather Service.

Many weather enthusiasts and local residents took to social media to tell the story of Wednesday's storms. Here's a collection of what they saw:

Nice shot by @NicoleRThorp of earlier tornado warned storm near Watkins, CO #cowx #denver

Picture from Denver Airport under tornado warning right now via @SarahMillett !!!!

18 Flights have been diverted from DIA to COS due to bad weather over DIA.

The storm left some hail on the ground here at the hospital. #cowx

Cars stuck in piles of hail on Tower Road

Whoa check out this photo from Instagram #cowx