Tornadoes are costly, but these two acts of nature can cause millions of dollars in damage each year.
Strong winds on Monday were so strong they ripped the framework of two homes under construction right off their nails.
Winds are a major concern along the Front Range Monday, including for firefighters in south Douglas County.
High winds knocked down trees and caused other problems across the state on Friday.
High winds sweeping across Colorado’s Front Range forced the diversion of 17 flights scheduled to land at the Denver International Airport.
High winds and hot temperatures are expected across Colorado for the start of the Memorial Day weekend, raising renewed concerns about wildfires.
High winds buffeted Colorado for a second day Saturday, with a 126-mph blast reported in the mountains and gusts near 70 mph reported on the plains.