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Strong winds force closure, cause damage

Posted: Wednesday, Mar 20th, 2013

Photo/ Travis Pearson - Winds pushed tumbleweeds all over the county Sunday. By Monday, some residents had made piles to be collected or roll along to their next stop.

TORRINGTON – With wind gusts approaching nearly 70 mph on Sunday, U.S. Highway 85 experienced a six-hour-long closure and some local residents went without power.

In a press release from Wyoming Highway Patrol (WPH), one trooper referred to Sunday’s weather as a “dirt blizzard.”

For the complete article see the 03-20-2013 issue.

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