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Severe weather risks continue Tuesday for North Texas

NORTH TEXAS – A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 11 a.m. for most of North Texas.

A flash flood warning is in effect until 11:15 a.m. for most metro areas, including Denton, Dallas, Tarrant and Collin counties.


Large hail and damaging winds are the main concerns, localized flooding is also possible.


Many North Texas schools closed or delayed course due to storms.

The Dallas County Elections Office said polling places were experiencing power outages caused by Tuesday morning’s storms. Poll workers will be ready to open as soon as power is restored, the county says.

Several polling places in Collin County are without power this morning due to storms. Staff at seven sites direct voters to other sites.

More than 600 million North Texans are without power, according to Oncor.

Garland residents assess storm damage, bringing down trees. A house was struck by lightning.


Garland residents assess damage from severe storms

There will be some dry weather between the morning storms and storms arriving later Tuesday evening.

Morning storms are expected to ease around 12:30 p.m., then return around 8:30 p.m. and move eastward into the night. These storms could bring hail and damaging winds.

Storms will persist according to Wednesday’s forecast.

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