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Thunderstorms, strong winds cause damage and power outages across the Front Range


DENVER (KDVR) — FOX31 Meteorologist Jessica Lebel has issued a Pinpoint Weather Alert for Saturday as winds could reach up to 80 mph along the Front Range.

UPDATE: A compilation of pictures around the Denver Metro area show the extent of damage the storm caused.

Here are the latest updates and photos on what we’re seeing across Colorado:

9 p.m.

This photo was submitted from Aurora. The top of a pine tree was completely blown off from the wind.

8:20 p.m.

Denver Fire said they responded to a report of a person pinned by a tree at 2700 block of South Quitman.

8:16 p.m.

We’re seeing more damage to cars in the Highlands in Denver.

8 p.m.

Meteorologist Jessica Lebel is extending the Pinpoint Weather Alert until 10:30 p.m. The storms have moved out, but winds are still strong on the eastern plains and there is still a lot of clean up and damage around town.

7 p.m.

Berthoud Fire says they had to make a dive rescue today at Carter Lake.

6:38 p.m.

More damage in South Denver.

6:35 p.m.

The owner of Azucar Bakery spoke with FOX31’s Nicole Fierro about a scary incident, where a billboard was taken down by wind and crushed cars and the business next door.

6:30 p.m.

Xcel says there are about 79,000 people in the Denver metro area that do not have power.

6:22 p.m.

FOX31’s Evan Kruegel took this video at Milan Place and Golden Court. A tree had fallen into a house.

6:12 p.m.

This photo was submitted by a viewer and was taken near Iliff and Xanadu in Aurora. Again, if your cars are on the street, make sure they’re far from trees!

6:10 p.m.

Wind so strong that it took down a billboard. Luckily, initial reports say no one has been hurt.

6:05 p.m.

Trees all around Colorado are being uprooted due to the strong winds. This was taken in Littleton.

6 p.m.

More fallen trees in Aurora – Use caution!

5:46 p.m.

Power lines down at South Estes Street between West Dartmouth and West Yale in Lakewood.

5:40 p.m.

Brighton, Colo. seeing some dark skies!

5:37 p.m.

A crazy photo captured by one of our viewers, Patrick, in Littleton. More tree damage.

5:22 p.m.

South Metro Fire Rescue is assisting residents with damage from thunderstorms that came through the area earlier.

5:16 p.m.

Aurora is also receiving several reports of trees down. Drive with caution!

5:12 p.m.

More trees being uprooted – this one submitted by a viewer in Littleton, Colo.

5:03 p.m.

Yes. This really did happen minutes ago in Foxfield, Colo.

5:00 p.m.

A viewer submitted this video as storms continue.

4:45 p.m.

Centennial seeing some wind and storm damage as well.

4:43 p.m.

Wind so strong that trees are being uprooted. A viewer submitted this from Highlands Ranch.

4:40 p.m.

WHOA! FOX31’s Greg Nieto snapped this photo near 42nd Avenue and Tennyson Street.

4:37 p.m.

Keep an eye out on your cars if you’re parked on the street! This was taken on Pearl Street between Alameda and Ellsworth.

4:30 p.m.

More outages around Denver – check out the reported outages from Xcel Energy.

4:25 p.m.

FOX31’s Evan Kruegel captured these photos at 35th Avenue and Vallejo Street. Additionally, it looks like some folks are without power in North Denver.

4:19 p.m.

DPD advising drivers to be safe – Several reports of debris in roadways around Denver.

4:10 p.m.

Wind has caused a tree to fall at 4th Avenue and Holly Street in Denver.

3:51 p.m.

If you’re traveling today – flight delays may be possible. DIA says check with your airline!

3:45 p.m.

Denver’s RiNo District seeing heavy rain.

3: 36 p.m.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for the Front Range.

3:08 p.m.

Take a look at some of the strongest wind gusts we’ve seen thus far!

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