A band of tornadoes that swept across parts of rural Texas over the weekend flattened buildings, tore the roofs off other structures and forced people to rush for shelter, the National Weather Service said Monday.
A rash of tornadoes slammed into several small communities in North Texas overnight, leaving at least six people dead, dozens more injured and hundreds homeless. The violent spring storm scattered bodies, flattened homes and threw trailers onto cars.
On Friday, a severe Thunderstorm Watch was in effect for Houston as well as neighboring counties. Tumultuous weather and travel was on the minds of many as folks began their weekend.
Downed power lines, flooded streets and heavy rains were life for Houston and surrounding area residents Saturday afternoon and well into Saturday evening.
A hailstorm and severe weather caused extensive damage to property in Houston and surrounding areas Tuesday.