20 tractor-trailers blown over in I-70 storm


High winds toppled some 20 tractor-trailers on Interstate 70 in northwest Kansas Tuesday night.

The interstate was closed for part of Tuesday, Aug. 13, evening between Hays and WaKeeney as winds clocked as high as 80 mph knock over tractor-trailers and other vehicles, road signs, and power lines, some of which are reported to have fallen across disabled trucks. Heavy rains that accompanied the winds caused flooding in the city of Hays.

There were no reports of injuries to any of the truck drivers involved.

TV weatherman Nathan Scott shared some storm images on Twitter.