McKINNEY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – McKinney’s 34-foot tall blue spruce Christmas tree fell Thursday afternoon.
Strong winds were said to be the culprit as it was a very windy day with gusts up to 40 miles per hour.READ MORE: Tarrant County Public Health Director Talks With Concerned Moms About Kids, Classrooms And COVID-19
No one was hurt when it fell.
Downtown McKinney tweeted, “Humbug! Our downtown Christmas tree has taken a tumble. Either the Grinch is in McKinney or the strong winds are to blame. Regardless, this will not dampen our festivities tonight. Please be careful near the area as we figure out how to proceed with our toppled tree.”READ MORE: At Least 10 Dead, More Than A Dozen Injured After Overloaded Van Carrying Migrants Crashes In South Texas
The Christmas tree was later removed and replaced with two smaller trees and inflatable Grinch.MORE NEWS: 'Wow, There Goes The Ground': North Texan Wally Funk Shares Story Of Her Dream Journey Into Space
No word on if the tree or another tree will return to the spot before Christmas.