Storms ripped through much of North Texas on Thursday afternoon, leaving a trail of damage throughout the DFW area. Arlington was one of the hardest hit cities.
A number of schools in Arlington and Dallas will be closed on Friday as a result of severe weather that hit north Texas on Thursday.
Thursday’s severe storms provided a scary wake up call for students at Arlington Baptist College.
Another hot and mostly dry day is in store for North Texas. Storm chances are a mere 10 percent on Wednesday afternoon, as we again climb into the upper 90s.
Strong storms moved across DFW early Thursday morning. Heavy rain pounded parts of the Metroplex and lightning is being blamed for several house fires.
With so many area roadways under construction, flash flooding is a serious concern for TxDOT on Thursday, as strong storms pound North Texas.
Some powerful storms hit parts of North Texas on Monday evening, leaving many residents without power. Now, crews are in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas to assist in the cleanup efforts.
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.
The rain on Tuesday afternoon came too fast and too hard across a large part of Fort Worth and, when the water started to go down, the damage became very apparent.
Powerful storms struck south Fort Worth on Tuesday afternoon. The damage was so severe that one Fort Worth business will not be opening after its roof collapsed.
Wet weather in Granbury on Sunday flooded streets, damaged homes and left some residents in need of rescue. About eight inches of rain fell over a matter of hours.
Severe storms are expected throughout all of Thursday across North Texas. Heavy rain, very strong winds, large hail and even tornadoes are all possible.