Survey crews assess damage from Monday night's North Texas storms
Hail and at least one tornado came down in parts of North Texas as severe storms hit the region Monday night.
On Tuesday morning, survey teams with the National Weather Service were assessing the damage from heavy storms on Monday night, which brought winds of up to 60 miles per hour to some areas.
Meteorologist Bianca Garcia said multiple power lines were down throughout the region Tuesday morning.
@NWS confirms EF-2 tornado in area near Egan in Johnson County. One man was injured when this RV flipped over him and daughter. Family tells us he'll be in surgery soon and rehab will take months.@wfaaweather @wfaa pic.twitter.com/S23Swwngvb— Jobin Panicker (@jobinpnews) April 5, 2022
“Some of the... more expensive damage that we received was near Joshua, and I believe in parts of Midlothian as well, in Ellis County,” Garcia said.
She also said areas north of DFW saw sizable hail.
“We had a couple reports of hail that were half dollar-size, quarter-size, and a lot of wind damage reports with multiple power lines down, damage to barns and small housing,” Garcia said.
Severe flooding was also reported in Collin County. The McKinney Fire Department posted photos of water rescue operations.
Watch out for flash flooding! McKinney Fire Department’s Special Operations Teams carried out three water rescues tonight. 4 people total were brought to safety after their cars were swept away. Everyone is fine. pic.twitter.com/gneuOVEDum— mckinneyfire (@mckinneytxfire) April 5, 2022
Collin County officials report one home was destroyed and several others damaged near Blue Ridge. Several county roads were also closed due to flooding and fallen trees.
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