And many experienced impacts from wind on Tuesday.
Powerful wind gusts in Colorado from Tuesday #WeatherNation pic.twitter.com/NwM9H0GQbN— WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) April 18, 2018
DUST STORM hit the Front Range of Colorado yesterday. Extremely strong winds coupled with dry conditions led to dust, dirt and debris flying through the air. #dustStorm #Wind #COwx pic.twitter.com/VjAwm9j0AQ— WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) April 18, 2018
Even the animals had a hard time with the wind.
Intense winds hit parts of Denver, CO on Tuesday causing part of a roof to be be blown on top of a parked car! In the video you can see the roof being lifted by the wind and then falling directly onto the empty parked car. #DenverCO pic.twitter.com/ETzFBbFuo0— WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) April 18, 2018
The wind, along with the dry and warm conditions, led to wildfires across the state.
Getting through the week like ...#windy #geese #Colorado pic.twitter.com/NkhJoxn4Qf— WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) April 18, 2018
For the latest on the wind and fire threats across the nation, tune into WeatherNation. For WeatherNation, I am Meteorologist Marcus Walter.
A fast moving wildfire south of Colorado Springs, CO forced evacuations of homes and schools Tuesday. Powerful winds and worsening drought conditions have created extreme fire danger across much of the southwest. #cowx pic.twitter.com/KMoCZtcomy— WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) April 17, 2018