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DFW weather: North Texas residents see damage, power outages amid severe storms Sunday

As many as 132,000 customers were without power as storms moved through the area, according to Oncor.

DALLAS — It's been a rainy Labor Day weekend in North Texas.

Sunday saw strong to severe storms move through the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, bringing high winds, damage and power outages throughout the area.

Counties like Dallas, Denton, Collin and Tarrant saw multiple severe thunderstorm warnings on Sunday afternoon.

Wind gusts up to 60 mph and up to quarter-sized hail were possible in these storms.

Power outages

Oncor reported as many as 132,000 customers were without power in the North Texas area. Around 122,000 of those customers were in Dallas County.

Check Oncor's outage map here


Damage was also reported during the storms.

A structure under construction in the Old East Dallas area collapsed on Sunday afternoon as storms with high winds moved through North Texas.

One resident saw damage to an apartment complex near Royal Lane and Abrams Road in the North Dallas area.

Credit: Matthew Fain
Storm damage at an apartment complex in North Dallas.

Trees were down and blocking streets in the Lakewood Heights neighborhood of East Dallas.

Credit: Katherine Unmuth
Trees down in the Lakewood Heights neighborhood in East Dallas.

Dallas Zoo closes

The Dallas Zoo said it sustained "significant tree damage" and had a major power outage due to Sunday's storms.

According to the zoo, there were no guests, staff members or animals injured.

The zoo said it will be closed Monday to allow for clean-up throughout the park.

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