Intense Thunderstorms Pass Through North Texas - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Intense Thunderstorms Pass Through North Texas



    Heavy Rain Moves Into Tarrant County

    Thunderstorms with heavy rain and intense lightning move into Tarrant County early Thursday morning. (Published Thursday, April 21, 2016)

    A line intense thunderstorms moved through North Texas early Thursday, bringing heavy rain, high wind and lightning.

    The storm moved east into the area at about 2 a.m., landing in Fort Worth at about 3 a.m. By 5:30 a.m., the strongest storms had passed through the area.

    Flooding and high water were reported in several areas and the National Weather Service issued a Flood Warning for most of North Texas until Friday.

    Overnight Storms Have Little Effect on Johnson Co. RoadsOvernight Storms Have Little Effect on Johnson Co. Roads

    Johnson County officials say overnight storms had little effect on the roads Thursday.
    (Published Thursday, April 21, 2016)

    Despite the overnight storms, Johnson County Emergency Management officials said there were no new road closures due to rain. As of late Wednesday night, 16 roads were still closed due to high water. Officials also said they only had one high-water rescue all week.

    Oncor reported 336 Dallas County customers and 482 Tarrant County customers without power as of 8 a.m.

    Overnight Rain Adds to Wise County FloodingOvernight Rain Adds to Wise County Flooding

    Overnight rain adds to flooding issues in Wise County, where drivers have been affected by high water since Wednesday.
    (Published Thursday, April 21, 2016)

    Thursday morning's storm should be the last batch in the area until Sunday night, according to NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist David Finfrock.

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