lightning

Dark clouds provide a backdrop for power lines. (credit: David McNew/Newsmakers)

Storms Leave North Texans Without Power

Lightning lit up the North Texas skies on Tuesday night, but the storms left thousands of people in the dark on Wednesday morning.

05/27/2015

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Lightning May Be Blamed For Frisco House Fire

Firefighters in Frisco are investigating a house fire off of Shady Shore Drive after nearby lightning might have possibly hit the home.

05/11/2015

The odds of a person being struck by lighting in their lifetime is 1 in 3,000, according to National Geographic. (credit: ALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images)

Lightning May Be Blamed For Man’s Death

A man was found burned to death in Fort Worth early Wednesday morning, and police are trying to determine if he was struck by lightning.

05/06/2015

Velocity

Winds, Lightning, Flash Floods, Hail

It was a night that had it all. While under a Tornado Watch, a powerful line of severe thunderstorms pushed right over the Metroplex between 6pm and 7:30pm.

04/24/2015

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Lightning Blamed For Several House Fires

Strong storms moved across DFW early Thursday morning. Heavy rain pounded parts of the Metroplex and lightning is being blamed for several house fires.

07/31/2014

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Fan Hospitalized After Lightning Strike At FC Dallas Match In Ohio

Lightning struck outside a soccer stadium before an MLS game, sending an off-duty firefighter who went into cardiac arrest to the hospital and forcing the postponement of the Columbus Crew’s game against FC Dallas.

06/30/2014

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House Fire Risks Can Be Reduced Without Spending A Lot Of Money

Besides rain and floods there’s another element to severe weather that’s proving to be costly — lightning. In Frisco, a lightning strike is being blamed for sparking a blaze that required four fire engines and a ladder truck to extinguish.

CBSDFW.COM–06/25/2014

(Photo By Brian Luenser, Fort Worth, Texas)

New App Created In Dallas Saves Lives In Storms

Instead of relying on the sounds or the sight of a thunderstorm, you can now rely on an app called, Pocket Perry.

04/24/2014

Lighting Tower

Texas-TCU Game Delayed By Lightning

TCU’s home game against Texas is in a delay after officials sent players to the locker room late in the first half because of lightning in the area Saturday night.

10/26/2013

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Severe Storms Damage Aubrey Man’s Home

Residents in Denton County are cleaning up on Labor Day after some strong storms moved through the area late Sunday night and early Monday morning.

09/02/2013

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Lightning Suspected In 2 DFW House Fires

Firefighters in Tarrant County were kept busy on Sunday night. Lightning is suspected for starting two of the blazes at homes in Fort Worth and Colleyville.

09/02/2013

Photo Credit: Bradley Rodgers, Mesquite

3 Keller House Fires All Blamed On Lightning

Many residents in Keller were left scratching their heads in disbelief after a bizarre series of lightning strikes triggered a set of three house fires, all within four miles of each other.

08/12/2013

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