The historic Lakewood Theater is on the mend after the devastating est Dallas hailstorm on June 13. Damage left the theater with 90-percent of the glass in its 100-foot art deco tower destroyed and half of the theater marquee smashed.
Damage estimates by one trade group put last month’s raging Dallas hailstorm among the worst ever recorded here — early $2 billion. The wreckage has some local homeowners facing an additional as they try to replace damaged roofs.
The Lakewood Country Club has been closed since June 13, but the golf course is set to re-open on Tuesday with limited play after extensive repairs to the greens and clubhouse.
It’s estimated that tens of thousands of Dallas homes and some 60,000 vehicles in the area were damaged during the June 13 hailstorm. Now some of the hardest hit residents are getting help with the paperwork needed to start home repairs.
Dallas will open a temporary city permit office Tuesday as it tries to keep up with damage repairs from last week’s historic hail storm.
During the storms on June 13, some places saw hail stones the size of baseballs. But what causes a piece of hail to grow that large, and cause so much damage?
Lakewood neighbors say there wasn’t even any rain or heavy clouds but each describes the hail to be around 3 inches in diameter…the size of a baseball.
wo isolated storm cells dumped baseball sized hail over portions of the Dallas/Fort Worth Area Wednesday, damaging skylights at NorthPark Center and delaying flights at DFW Airport.
A nasty hail storm attacked North Texas on Wednesday evening, and more storms are in the forecast for Thursday. But thankfully, the hail threat appears to have passed.
An insurance industry group estimates the tornadoes and hailstorms that caused scattered devastation in North Texas last week has prompted damage claims topping $300 million so far and could top $500 million.
The National Weather Service said a record 4.37 inches of rain was measured Thursday at the McAllen airport.
CBS 11 News found temporary repair shops starting to pop up across the Metroplex, as a way to help handle the thousands of cars with hail damage.