Windsor residents recall deadly tornado, 5 years later

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WINDSOR, Colo. -- If anybody knows what the people of Oklahoma are going through, it's the residents of Windsor.

Five years ago on Wednesday, a large tornado ripped through the heart of this Weld County town, just east of I-25, killing one person and injuring more than a dozen others.

At the Windmill Child Enrichment Center at the edge of town, teacher Shawna Bruntz remembers the tornado as if it were yesterday. She remembers huddling, close to 100 students, in the middle of the building;  she remembers the tornado lasting "3-5 minutes."

Peggie Lipps owns Li'l Flower Shop on Main Street. "It was just like a war-zone out front," she says, describing the aftermath.

Both women says they'll never look at the skies, the same, again.