Damaging wind gusts are blowing through Colorado, causing damage and poor air quality from blowing dust.
Top 10 wind gusts reported so far:
86 mph: 9 miles N of Walsenburg
83 mph: Douglas Pass
82 mph: 5 miles ESE of Wetmore
80 mph: Colorado City
79 mph: 6 miles S of Colorado City
77 mph: 4 miles S of Sawpit
77 mph: Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado Springs
73 mph: Beulah
72 mph: 5 miles SW of La Veta
70 mph: Wolf Creek Pass
Here is an interactive map of the top wind gusts across the state from May 8-9, 2022:
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