Wind knocks down large trees, leaves roadways blocked also blows trampoline into home

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Strong winds whipped through the metro Monday and knocked down trees and more its path.

One of the first reported incidents was a downed tree near 79th and Oak Street.

The tree left a portion of 79th Street blocked while three crews from Kansas City Parks and Rec worked to chop up the wood and haul it away from the scene.

FOX 4 viewer Bryon Gillespie said the wind blew a trampoline into the side of a Grain Valley home near Southwest Eagles Parkway and Cross Creek. Gillespie added that the trampoline was stuck in the roof.

 

The strong winds blew a trampoline into the side of a home early Monday morning. FOX 4 viewer Bryon Gillespie says the trampoline is stuck in the roof of this Grain Valley home.

The strong winds blew a trampoline into the side of a home early Monday morning. FOX 4 viewer Bryon Gillespie says the trampoline is stuck in the roof of this Grain Valley home.

The strong winds blew a trampoline into the side of a home early Monday morning. FOX 4 viewer Bryon Gillespie says the trampoline is stuck in the roof of this Grain Valley home.

The strong winds blew a trampoline into the side of a home early Monday morning. FOX 4 viewer Bryon Gillespie says the trampoline is stuck in the roof of this Grain Valley home.

Strong winds also knocked down five power poles in Kansas City, Kan. including one near 43rd Street and Leavenworth Road.

A large tree was blocking a street near 43rd and Leavenworth Road Monday moring in Kansas City, Kan.

A large tree was blocking a street near 43rd and Leavenworth Road Monday moring in Kansas City, Kan.

Another tree was uprooted and appeared to have hit the corner of a home along E.  Lowell Street Monday morning.

Strong winds uprooted a tree at home at 137 E. Lowell Street Monday morning.

Strong winds uprooted a tree at home at 137 E. Lowell Street Monday morning.

Strong winds uprooted a tree at home at 137 E. Lowell Street Monday morning.

Strong winds uprooted a tree at home at 137 E. Lowell Street Monday morning.

Strong winds uprooted a tree at home at 137 E. Lowell Street Monday morning.

Strong winds uprooted a tree at home at 137 E. Lowell Street Monday morning.

Strong winds uprooted a tree at home at 137 E. Lowell Street Monday morning.

Strong winds uprooted a tree at home at 137 E. Lowell Street Monday morning.

A large fallen tree lies near 60th and Oak.

A large fallen tree narrowly missed a car and houses near 60th and Oak Street.

Portions of the metro remain under a Wind Advisory until 6 p.m. Monday as gusts of winds up 45 mph had been reported.