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Some homes still without power Monday morning following overnight storms

The severe storms have moved through North Texas, but some are waking up Monday without power
Credit: Christopher H
Beautiful lightning across the DFW sky Credit: Christopher H

DALLAS — A line of severe storms moved from west to east across North Texas Sunday night, bringing strong winds and heavy rain through the evening. Wind gusts from 50 mph to 70 mph were reported through the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The hail threat was minimal with these storms.

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Latest updates:

9 a.m.

Did you hear the wind howling last night? Here are the latest wind reports:

6 a.m.

There are still areas with power outages this morning in North Texas. The Oncor website said that more than 13,000 customers were affected.

"Oncor teams worked through the night and made significant restoration progress across communities," Oncor tweeted.

For outage info: call 888-313-4747, text OUT to 66267, use the MyOncor app or visit http://stormcenter.oncor.com.

Stay away from any downed power lines and call 911 if you see any.

12 a.m.

Storms move east.

11:05 p.m. 

Severe thunderstorm warnings for Henderson, Kaufman, Navarro and Van Zandt counties until 12 a.m.

11:03 p.m.

Severe storms move east of the DFW Metroplex with no active tornado warnings. Strong winds and heavy rain in the mix for eastern parts of North Texas.

10:53 p.m.

Tornado warning for Ellis County will be allowed to expire. Severe storms are moving into eastern parts of North Texas.

10:36 p.m.

Severe thunderstorm warnings for Delta, Fannin, Hopkins, Hunt, Kaufman, Lamar, Rains, Rockwall and Van Zandt counties until 11:30 p.m.

10:32 p.m.

Oncor is reporting 1,021 outages and just over 64,000 customers without power. Check the power outage map here 

10:25 p.m.

New tornado warning issued for Ellis County until 11 p.m.

10:23 p.m.

Tornado warning continues for Ellis County until 10:30 p.m. It was canceled for Johnson and Hill counties.

10:09 p.m.

Around 60,000 customers are without power in the North Texas area, according to Oncor. Check the power outage map here

10:03 p.m.

Tornado warnings issued for Ellis, Hill and Johnson counties until 10:30 p.m.

9:57 p.m.

Tornado warning in Johnson County allowed to expire as circulation has weakened.

9:43 p.m.

Wind gusts of 70 mph recorded at DFW Airport. Entire DFW Metroplex remains under severe thunderstorm warnings until 10:45 p.m.

9:42 p.m.

Severe thunderstorm warnings for Rockwall, Hunt, Kaufman, Denton, Tarrant, Collin, Dallas, Grayson and Fannin counties until 10:45 p.m.

9:26 p.m.

Tornado warning for Johnson County until 10 p.m.

9:20 p.m.

Wind gusts of over 50 mph and close to 50 mph reported in Denton and Tarrant counties. There's still a threat of wind gusts of 60 mph.

9:18 p.m.

Tornado watch canceled for areas west of Fort Worth. It's still in effect for most of North Texas, including the DFW area, until 2 a.m.

9:16 p.m.

Severe thunderstorm warnings for Johnson, Ellis, Hill, Bosque and Somervell counties until 10:15 p.m.

9:06 p.m.

New severe thunderstorm warnings issued for Collin, Cooke, Denton and Grayson counties until 9:45 p.m. due to increased wind threat.

8:52 p.m.

Severe thunderstorm warnings for Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Grayson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties until 9:45 p.m.

Line of storms brings threats of 60 to 70 mph wind gusts.

8:23 p.m.

Severe thunderstorm warnings for Bosque, Comanche, Erath, Hood and Somervell counties until 9:30 p.m.

8:13 p.m.

Severe thunderstorms warnings for Parker and Palo Pinto counties until 9 p.m. with threats of 70 mph wind gusts and quarter-size hail.

7:56 p.m.

Severe thunderstorm warnings for Montague, Wise, Jack, Parker, Palo Pinto, Cooke and Hood counties until 9 p.m.

Risks of 60 mph wind gusts and quarter-size hail with these storms, according to the National Weather Service.

7:42 p.m.

Severe thunderstorm warnings for Erath, Eastland and Comanche counties until 8:30 p.m.

7:23 p.m.

Severe thunderstorms warnings now include Jack and Young counties until 8 p.m.

National Weather Service says the storms bring risks of 60 mph wind gusts and quarter-size hail.

7:04 p.m.

Severe thunderstorm warnings issued for Eastland, Erath, Palo Pinto and Stephens counties until 8:00 p.m.

6:18 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for all of North Texas until at least 2 a.m.


The bad weather didn't dampen the mood for many people's Sunday, but it did have Big Tex clocking out a bit early.

The State Fair of Texas announced Sunday that the fair will close early due to weather and asked everyone to leave the park by 8:30 p.m. Normally, the fair closes at 9 p.m. on Sundays. The Kroger Starlight Parade will still happen on schedule at 7:15 p.m.

If you go, or if you're at the fair now, here are the times you need to be aware of:

  • Parking entry will close at 7:00 p.m.
  • Admissions will end at 7:30 p.m.
  • Coupon sales for food, beverages, and rides will end at 8:00 p.m.
  • All shopping and exhibits will close at 8:00 p.m.
  • Indoor concessions at the Tower Building will close at 8:00 p.m.
  • The rest of the State Fair of Texas will close at 8:30 p.m.

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Power outages

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Flight delays/cancellations

Dallas-Fort Worth International:

General arrival and departure time delays are at 15 minutes or less.

Check your DFW flight status here

Dallas Love Field:

General arrival time delays are at 15 minutes or less.

Check your Love Field flight status here

Photos/videos from around the metroplex

We want to remind our viewers to stay safe and take shelter if you need to. Your safety is always the No. 1 priority. But if you feel so inclined, send us what the weather looks like in your neck of the woods through Twitter @wfaa using #wfaaweather, or by sending us photos through the Near Me feature on the WFAA app.