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Wind causes damage

For the second time in less than a week, high wind accompanying thunderstorms caused a variety of damage across Dawson County during the early-morning hours Tuesday. With sustained winds of 57 miles per hour, a peak wind gust of 72 mph was recorded at 12:25 a.m. Tuesday by the West Texas Mesonet automated weather station at Welch. Just last week a gust of 75 mph was recorded at that same location. Gusts of 57 mph were Gusts of 57 mph were recorded at the West Texas Mesonet site in Lamesa at 1:05 a.m. and at O’Donnell at 12:45 a.m. Several utility poles were downed ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331