Spectators in Windsor were treated to more than just a patriotic Fourth of July display Thurday night when a small brush fire was ignited by a wayward firework.
The tornado sighting that set off alarms and frightened passengers at Denver International Airport Tuesday afternoon was a startling reminder that Colorado is indeed twister country.
All eyes are on Moore, Oklahoma following this week’s massive tornado. The National Weather Service has confirmed the twister an EF5. Five years ago an EF3 tornado tore through parts of northern Colorado with the most damage occurring in Windsor.
Just over a week and a half has passed since an oil well east of Fort Collins spewed 84,000 gallons of spent fracking fluid from a damaged valve.
Vestas announced Thursday layoffs at its Windsor and Brighton blade factories. The reduction affects 10 percent of Vestas’ statewide workforce of 1,100 employees.