Winds topple trees April 11, 2022 3:23 pm Strong winds toppled a tree in an empty parking lot in Menlo Park at 1:30 p.m. today (April 11). The road was closed to eastbound traffic while crews responded to live power lines outside 275 Middlefield Road. Post photo. This tree fell on Homer Avenue near Emerson Street in Palo Alto. Photo by Rosemary Wick Stevens.