Thousands lose electricity in Texas
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 10:26 AM
Street flooding has been reported in Houston
and San Antonio where storms have left thousands of homes and businesses
CenterPoint Energy had more than 5,400 power
outages Tuesday amid the rainstorms that slowed travel in the Houston
area. CPS Energy reported about 7,900 homes and businesses without power
mainly in the San Antonio area.T
he National Weather Service says areas of East Texas are under a flash flood watch through Tuesday afternoon. A flash flood watch for far South Texas runs through Tuesday night.Dallas-based Oncor (ON'-kor) reported about 6,100 customers without electricity from overnight storms in North Texas.
Two Fort Worth firefighters were seriously hurt Monday when they were
in an attic and the floor collapsed during a blaze at a house that was
struck by lightning.