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Dorcie Childs walks under the two evergreen trees in his Colorado Springs front yard that were blown over in a wind storm Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. The first one snapped at the trunk and landed on his neighbor’s house to the left and the second one was uprooted and landed on the house he has lived in for 50 years. Gusts more than 100 mph were recorded in the Colorado Springs area. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A semi-truck just north of N. Academy Blvd. in the southbound planes was part of the truck carnage on I-25 Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. Over a dozen semi trucks were blown over by high winds in the Pikes Peak region on I-25. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

A semi-truck collided with a light pole on the onramp of I-25 north of N. Academy Blvd.. Over a dozen semi trucks were blown over by high winds in the Pikes Peak region on I-25. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

Another semi-truck in the carnage of trucks that were blown over by high winds on I-25 north of Colorado Springs.. Over a dozen semi trucks were blown over by high winds in the Pikes Peak region on I-25. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

An injured person is taken away on the onramp of I-25 north of N. Academy Blvd. Over a dozen semi trucks were blown over by high winds in the Pikes Peak region on I-25. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

A large limb lays in the street by the side of the road on N. Tejon St. on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

Wind didn’t yield to this street sign in downtown Colorado Springs on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021.

Multiple semi-trucks overturned on Interstate 25 on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021.

High winds hit Pueblo on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021, knocking down this tree.

The wind and snow hit Teller County Wednesday morning, Dec. 15, 2021.

Trees were toppled in north Colorado Springs on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021.

Trees were toppled in north Colorado Springs on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021.

Robert Lee, retired Colorado College professor, right, takes a moment of pause as Benedict Wright helps saw branches after a large evergreen tree and half of an ash tree blew over at Lee’s home on Tejon Street near Buena Ventura Street in the Old North End neighborhood of Colorado Springs on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. Wright, CC alumni Class of 2020, was visiting Lee for the day. Lee has lived at his home since 1982. “I’m grateful that the damage doesn’t seem to be greater than it is and no one got hurt,” said Lee. (Chancey Bush/ The Gazette)

Shannon Howell braves the strong winds in downtown Colorado Springs during a wind storm that swept through El Paso County on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. (Chancey Bush/ The Gazette)

Eli Kasper ,5, checks out a large uprooted tree that blew over in front of his home on Boulder Street near Custer Avenue during a wind storm that swept through Colorado Springs on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. (Chancey Bush/ The Gazette)

Laura and Jordan Burt climb over a large tree that blew over in front of their home on Boulder Street near Custer Avenue during a wind storm that swept through Colorado Springs on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. (Chancey Bush/ The Gazette)

Several trees uprooted on Boulder Street near Custer Avenue during a wind storm that swept through Colorado Springs on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. (Chancey Bush/ The Gazette)

Eli Kasper ,5, checks out a large uprooted tree that blew over in front of his home on Boulder Street near Custer Avenue during a wind storm that swept through Colorado Springs on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. (Chancey Bush/ The Gazette)

Sara Sendelbach braces as strong wind gusts blow dust and debris in downtown Colorado Springs during a wind storm that swept through El Paso County on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. (Chancey Bush/ The Gazette)

A large evergreen tree uprooted onto a home on Tejon Street near Buena Ventura Street in the Old North End neighborhood of Colorado Springs on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. (Chancey Bush/ The Gazette)

A person wears googles while walking through strong wind gusts, dust and debris in downtown Colorado Springs during a wind storm that swept through El Paso County on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. (Chancey Bush/ The Gazette)

Benedict Wright helps saw branches after two trees toppled over at Robert Lee’s home on Tejon Street near Buena Ventura Street in the Old North End neighborhood of Colorado Springs on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. Lee has lived at his home since 1982. “I’m grateful that the damage doesn’t seem to be greater than it is and no one got hurt,” said Lee. (Chancey Bush/ The Gazette)

A crew from Colorado Springs Utilities closes Palmer Park Blvd. near Hancock Avenue after high winds knocked down power lines and blew three evergreen trees into the house in the background Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. The storm brought Colorado Springs wind gusts more than 100 mph. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Members of the Colorado Springs Utilities Catamount crew remove a fallen tree the crushed a car driving westbound on Unitah Street in Colorado Springs as wind gusts reached more than 100 mph in the Pikes Peak Region Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. The driver and passenger were transported to a local hospital. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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