Colorado zoo closed after hailstorm injures 5, kills birds

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Colorado zoo closed after hailstorm injures 5, kills birds

Visitors at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo were evacuated to Cheyenne Mountain High School and waited to be picked up after a powerful hailstorm storm hit the zoo Monday in Colorado Springs. Brandon Sneide, left, and his family were caught in the gift shop at the zoo. His son, Gabriel Sneide, clutches a stuffed animal from the zoo while he hugs his brother, Maximus Sneide. Savannah Sneide gets a hug from Sneide’s girlfriend, Rebecca Andrews, while they wait for a ride.
The back window of a car is broken in the Broadmoor area of Colorado Springs after a hailstorm with stones the size of baseballs hit the area Monday.
Hail the size of baseballs lie on the ground near The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., after a storm hit parts of El Paso County, Monday.
The Broadmoor Hotel employee Carlton Burton shovels leaves and hail after a storm Monday damaged trees, vehicles and buildings in the Colorado Springs area.

Colorado zoo closed after hailstorm injures 5, kills birds

Visitors at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo were evacuated to Cheyenne Mountain High School and waited to be picked up after a powerful hailstorm storm hit the zoo Monday in Colorado Springs. Brandon Sneide, left, and his family were caught in the gift shop at the zoo. His son, Gabriel Sneide, clutches a stuffed animal from the zoo while he hugs his brother, Maximus Sneide. Savannah Sneide gets a hug from Sneide’s girlfriend, Rebecca Andrews, while they wait for a ride.
The back window of a car is broken in the Broadmoor area of Colorado Springs after a hailstorm with stones the size of baseballs hit the area Monday.
Hail the size of baseballs lie on the ground near The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., after a storm hit parts of El Paso County, Monday.
The Broadmoor Hotel employee Carlton Burton shovels leaves and hail after a storm Monday damaged trees, vehicles and buildings in the Colorado Springs area.
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