Mini-storms of tumbleweed have invaded the drought-stricken prairie of southern Colorado, blocking rural roads and irrigation canals, and briefly barricading homes and an elementary school.
Boy Scouts helped clean up years overflowing with tumbleweeds this weekend.
High winds are to blame for a shockingly large amount of tumbleweeds that have blown into a neighborhood south of Colorado Springs.
An invasion of tumbleweeds in some areas of the Eastern Plains could cause problems with snow in the forecast for the coming days.
Pictures sent in to CBS4 show what one homeowner is calling the attack of the tumbleweeds.