5 Years Ago: Tornado In Weld County

May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
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Copter4 image of the Windsor tornado damage (credit: CBS)
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May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
May 22 marks five years since a tornado ripped through the town of Windsor in Northern Colorado. The twister killed one man and destroyed 78 homes. It damaged approximately 3,000 others as it tore through town. The tornado was an EF3 with wind speeds that may have reached 165 mph. (credit: CBS)
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