Heaven sent — that’s how business owners near Lake Granbury describe the downpours North Texas saw this week. Without the rain July 4th would have been a bust, but now they’re expecting fireworks.
The weight of the ice was too much for the Pier 121 Marina on Lake Lewisville. As inches of sleet weighed down, the roof of the marina collapsed damaging scores of boats.
A six-year-old boy is credited with helping save a toddler who nearly drowned at a Houston-area marina.
Thousands of North Texans are suffering through the heat today without power. Oncor reports that there are still about 11,000 customers in Tarrant County who don’t have electricity because of yesterday’s storms.