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High Winds Cause Trouble for Semi Drivers

The highs winds continue to blow through northern Colorado and some semi drivers are having trouble keeping their rigs upright.

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High winds caused a semitrailer to overturn on Interstate 25 north of Wellington on Monday morning.

The southbound semi turned over at mile marker 290, just north of the Buckeye exit, according to the Colorado State Patrol.

Radio communications indicated the truck landed in the center median and there were some closures in the southbound lanes of I-25. Dispatchers also reported responders on the scene requested help cleaning up 75 to 150 gallons of diesel fuel.

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High winds are expected to last a bit longer in northern Colorado High winds are expected to last a bit longer in northern Colorado with a few gusts reaching up to 55 Mph along the foothills. There is a slight chance of snow showers beginning tonight and tapering off Tuesday, but no real accumulations is expected.

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