Light rain showers are expected late Tuesday night, but they won’t be anything like what blew across North Texas on Monday. Tuesday afternoon workers were busy repairing damage done to homes by the high winds and lightning strikes.
High winds caused damage in west Dallas. A church off Westmoreland, near Canada Drive, had the exterior wall of the building blown away. The CBS 11 Radar indicted winds as high as 80 mph in some places, as the storms came through.
It is believed that straight line winds caused serious damage and injuries in Johnson County. Officials in Joshua say a mobile home was destroyed and at least two other homes seriously damaged just west of the city.
A Denton County brush fire continues to burn. The blaze in the Town of Trophy Club has charred more than 200 acres.
Powerful winds ripped through northern Collin County Friday evening, collapsing a building and leaving one person dead.
Homeowners across North Texas are still picking up from this week’s storms. But as they start to clear debris they might get hit again, but this time the damage is aimed at their pocketbook.
Severe weather moved across North Texas late Tuesday afternoon. Rain, high winds and lightning caused damage in several cities.
Windy conditions have knocked out power to about 47,000 homes and businesses in parts of Texas.
Finally a hurricane, the unwieldy and wobbly Isaac bore down on New Orleans Tuesday, almost seven years to the day that Hurricane Katrina transformed this city and became a symbol of government ineptitude.
Strong winds ripped a huge metal canopy off of a strip center in Hurst.
BP Wind Energy has begun construction on its 90-turbine Trinity Hills wind farm about 90 miles northwest of Fort Worth.
An isolated storm could hit North Texas, but the risk to races at the Texas Motor Speedway appears to be very small.