A heavy fog the night of December 14 preceded the tornado of December 15, amplifying the street light decorations on Murray Street at Boyd. Photo by Joseph Back.

A downed electrical mast off Maple Street in the alley west of Hansen’s IGA. Downed wires were just one of many hazards after the storm. Photo by Joseph Back.

Debris cleanup from the tornado that passed at Fourth and Franklin was made easier with volunteers and machinery.Photo by Joseph Back.

With power out across much of the city, Xcel Energy called in extra crews to get things restored to normal.Photo by Joseph Back.

December 22, 2021