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This large tree at the eastern edge of the property at 1015 North 19th Street fell victim to the strong winds this past Wednesday afternoon. Ronnie Wilson, who owns the property, said the main trunk of the tree was split down the middle and half the tree fell over around 2 p.m. Wednesday. According to the West Texas Mesonet website, sustained wind speeds of 30-40 miles per hour were recorded here between 9:45 a.m. and 7:15 p.m. Wednesday with a peak wind gust of 56.8 miles per hour recorded at 12 noon. A number of utility poles were broken by ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331