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Strong thunderstorms rolled into the area late Tuesday night, spawning brief, heavy rainfall, some small hail, strong winds and intense lightning. A peak wind gust of 77.8 miles per hour was recorded at 10:45 p.m. Tuesday for Lamesa, according to the West Texas Mesonite website. Some minor wind damage, including a number of downed power line poles, was reported throughout the area but no major damage had been reported by presstime Wednesday. About 100 customers of Oncor remained without electrical power about midmorning Wednesday, Kristy Tyra, area manager for Oncor, told the Press-Reporter. “Some lines are down in the area and damage evaluators are ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331