Wind Blows Semi Over on 1-25 Near Longmont Friday Morning
Winds have been howling this morning across the Front Range with gusts nearly 100
mph in the foothills. 99 mph winds were reported in Glen Haven and 84 mph winds in Nederland. This prompts a high wind warning until 11 this morning in certain spots.
Wind knocked over a semi-truck on Interstate 25 near Longmont this morning which blocked two lanes. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation
as of about 8 a.m. traffic was getting by on the right shoulder. It’s unclear if anyone
was hurt. The 9NEWS traffic map shows delays of up to 40 minutes in the area.
Powerlines were down on Hwy 36 between Lyons and Estes Park and at Hwy 287 and 65th. They have reportedly been repaired.