Homeowners in Denton County have been warned to be ready to evacuate on Tuesday after possible flooding along the Elm Fork of the Trinity River.
“We thought we were going to die,” said Angela Reed looking at her parents’ dismantled home in Van, Texas.
Gov. Greg Abbott has declared a state of disaster in Texas counties hit in recent days by severe weather that’s included tornadoes, thunderstorms and heavy rains that brought flooding.
Two people have been confirmed dead after a tornado hit the town of Van, just east of Dallas. During a Monday afternoon press conference officials confirmed that the number of people unaccounted for was down from 14 to three.
It was a Mother’s Day that some people were never forget, after a helicopter had to rescue stranded North Texans from their homes and cars during dangerous flooding.
Storms claimed the life of at least one person in Navarro County on Sunday. Heavy rain led to flash flooding in the Corsicana area, and the victim’s vehicle became stuck when a creek overflowed onto the nearby roadway.
About two dozen people were injured and some homes destroyed after a severe storm struck the small town of Van in northeast Texas, an emergency management official said.
Train tracks have been repaired along a North Texas line following a freight train derailment after flooding washed away the tracks.
Firefighters in Frisco are investigating a house fire off of Shady Shore Drive after nearby lightning might have possibly hit the home.
Here’s a list of the latest weather-related closings and delays for Monday.
More than a half of dozen small businesses along Mill Street in Lewisville suffered damage Sunday; the storm tore off shingles, broke windows, and punched a hole in the siding at the Mill Street Dinner.
One of the most dramatic scenes played out at the Studio 6 motel near I-35E and Fort Worth Road. The gusts were so strong that it ripped a massive motel sign in half were it was left dangling.