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Watch: Dash Cam Footage Shows Tree Falling on Car– High Wind Continues Wednesday

8 Mar 2017, 7:09 am

We meteorologists often talk about high wind and the dangers it poses, but it’s not often a video sums it up so well.
Below is an incredible video of a tree in high winds falling on a moving car.
It’s a must see, but just watch the volume– when a tree falls with someone to hear it, it makes a lot of noise!

Insane dash cam video from Canon City captured the moment a tree fell onto a car in yesterday's high winds. Luckily the driver, Richard Lehl, wasn't injured.

Posted by 9NEWS (KUSA) on Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Thankfully the driver, Richard Lehl, made it out unharmed! As hard as it is to believe after watching the video!

A Windy History

Incredibly powerful winds stretched from the Rocky Mountains to the Upper Midwest.
Just check out some of these gusts from the National Weather Service

High Wind Threat Remains

High winds will continue Wednesday.
Many face the threat of gusts up to 70 miles per hour!

Though a widespread warning is a great way to get the word out, it’s always best to check with your local forecast office!

Twitter is an amazing place to start, just follow your local office and get update like this one from NWS Grand Rapids:

Or this informative one from NWS Buffalo!

Don’t Take These Lightly

If you’re smart enough to read articles on odds are you aren’t the one in need of this advice.

So maybe keep this article on your phone for quick reference to that insane video at the top and these pictures below to remind your friends what a high wind warning means!

For WeatherNation — Meteorologist Jeremy LaGoo

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