Scenes From Today’s Wind Event at Barranca

Students, staff and teachers are evacuated from Barranca Mesa Elementary School as damage to the school is assessed after a freak wind storm today. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

A teacher’s car suffers damage from the wind storm that hit Barranca Mesa Elementary this afternoon. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Barranca Mesa Elementary School Principal Pam Miller, center, informs firefighters that the main school buildings have been cleared. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos firefighters begin a walk of the campus to assess damage after today’s freak wind storm hits Barranca Mesa Elementary. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

District Facilities employees survey the damage caused by strong winds. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

LAFD Battalion Chief Paul Grano, second from left, updates LAPS Superintendent Gene Schmidt, center, and Barranca Principal Pam Miller. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

High winds knock down the perimeter fence behind Barranca Elementary. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Clean up begins on the school grounds after a freak wind storm hits Barranca Elementary. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

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