PHOTOS: Storm leaves downed trees, flipped aircrafts, damage across New Mexico

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NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Strong winds, heavy rain and snow moved into New Mexico Wednesday morning leaving downed trees. Wind advisories and high wind warnings are in effect through the evening across the east, with wind gusts as high as 65 mph in the eastern plains and 70-80 mph in the mountains.


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Strong winds overturn planes at Santa Fe Regional Airport on Dec. 15, 2021. (Kenneth McGlothin | KRQE Photojournalist)
Strong winds overturn planes at Santa Fe Regional Airport on Dec. 15, 2021. (Kenneth McGlothin | KRQE Photojournalist)
Strong winds overturn planes at Santa Fe Regional Airport on Dec. 15, 2021. (Kenneth McGlothin | KRQE Photojournalist)
Strong winds overturn planes at Santa Fe Regional Airport on Dec. 15, 2021. (Kenneth McGlothin | KRQE Photojournalist)
At least 13 homes in the county have sustained serious structural damage during Wednesday’s extreme weather. (Courtesy Nathan Burton/Taos News)
At least 13 homes in the county have sustained serious structural damage during Wednesday’s extreme weather. (Courtesy Nathan Burton/Taos News)
Snow squalls early Wednesday caused extensive damage to roofs and power lines, cutting power and gas to large swaths of Taos County and leaving roads slick with ice. (Courtesy Nathan Burton/Taos News)
La Cueva District with assistance from SCFR Medic 31, Jemez Pueblo EMS and Los Alamos Fire Department responded to a tree falling on a vehicle in the Bandelier area on NM4 near the Sandoval/Los Alamos county line. Dec. 15, 2021 (Courtesy of Sandoval County Fire Rescue)
La Cueva District with assistance from SCFR Medic 31, Jemez Pueblo EMS and Los Alamos Fire Department responded to a tree falling on a vehicle in the Bandelier area on NM4 near the Sandoval/Los Alamos county line. Dec. 15, 2021 (Courtesy of Sandoval County Fire Rescue)
La Cueva District with assistance from SCFR Medic 31, Jemez Pueblo EMS and Los Alamos Fire Department responded to a tree falling on a vehicle in the Bandelier area on NM4 near the Sandoval/Los Alamos county line. Dec. 15, 2021 (Courtesy of Sandoval County Fire Rescue)
La Cueva District with assistance from SCFR Medic 31, Jemez Pueblo EMS and Los Alamos Fire Department responded to a tree falling on a vehicle in the Bandelier area on NM4 near the Sandoval/Los Alamos county line. Dec. 15, 2021 (Courtesy of Sandoval County Fire Rescue)
La Cueva District with assistance from SCFR Medic 31, Jemez Pueblo EMS and Los Alamos Fire Department responded to a tree falling on a vehicle in the Bandelier area on NM4 near the Sandoval/Los Alamos county line. Dec. 15, 2021 (Courtesy of Sandoval County Fire Rescue)
La Cueva District with assistance from SCFR Medic 31, Jemez Pueblo EMS and Los Alamos Fire Department responded to a tree falling on a vehicle in the Bandelier area on NM4 near the Sandoval/Los Alamos county line. Dec. 15, 2021 (Courtesy of Sandoval County Fire Rescue)
La Cueva District with assistance from SCFR Medic 31, Jemez Pueblo EMS and Los Alamos Fire Department responded to a tree falling on a vehicle in the Bandelier area on NM4 near the Sandoval/Los Alamos county line. Dec. 15, 2021 (Courtesy of Sandoval County Fire Rescue)
Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Santa Fe. (Courtesy of Holly Spellman)
A tree uprooted in front of Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Santa Fe, Dec. 15, 2021. (Courtesy: Santa Fe Police Department)
A tree uprooted in front of Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Santa Fe, Dec. 15, 2021. (Courtesy: Santa Fe Police Department)
A tree uprooted in front of Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Santa Fe, Dec. 15, 2021. (Courtesy: Santa Fe Police Department)
Strong winds uproot a tree in Albuquerque’s South Valley Dec. 15, 2021. (Courtesy Patrick Figueroa)
Strong winds uproot a tree in Albuquerque’s South Valley Dec. 15, 2021. (Courtesy Patrick Figueroa)
Strong winds uproot tree in Albuquerque’s South Valley Dec. 15, 2021. (Courtesy Patrick Figueroa)
Trucks lined up from Prewitt, NM to Coolidge, NM Dec 15, 2021. (Courtesy: Dale Micheal Foster)
The Historical Home of The Juan Cristobal Gomez Family in Aztec, NM (Courtesy: Michael Padilla)
The Historical Home of The Juan Cristobal Gomez Family in Aztec, NM (Courtesy: Michael Padilla)
The Historical Home of The Juan Cristobal Gomez Family in Aztec, NM (Courtesy: Michael Padilla)
The Historical Home of The Juan Cristobal Gomez Family in Aztec, NM (Courtesy: Michael Padilla)

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