A picture taken, Oct. 6, 2017, in Hildesheim, Germany shows three uprooted trees along a road after the owner has felled them on purpose so they do not fall on the road during a storm. - Easy Branches

A picture taken, Oct. 6, 2017, in Hildesheim, Germany shows three uprooted trees along a road after the owner has felled them on purpose so they do not fall on the road during a storm.

A picture taken, Oct. 6, 2017, in Hildesheim, Germany shows three uprooted trees along a road after the owner has felled them on purpose so they do not fall on the road during a storm. Storm Xavier slammed into the German countryside uprooting trees and flinging signs and billboards to the ground with winds that reached 80 miles per hour.