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.
Strong storms moved across DFW early Thursday morning. Heavy rain pounded parts of the Metroplex and lightning is being blamed for several house fires.
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.
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.
Instead of relying on the sounds or the sight of a thunderstorm, you can now rely on an app called, Pocket Perry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday night’s storms may not have been considered severe by meteorologists, but don’t tell that to residents who have property damage or have lost everything.
Two men have been killed and a third injured after they were struck by lightning during a thunderstorm in Houston.
‘It’s coming soon you might want to get out of there..’ was the text that Fox Sports SW host Emily Jones got right before the lightning stuck Sunday night at Rangers Ballpark.