Thousands Still Without Electricity After DFW Storms

By: AP
By: AP


DALLAS (AP) - At least 56,000 customers of Oncor Electric still
don't have power after strong storms swept through the Dallas-Fort
Worth area.
Oncor spokesman Chris Schein (shine) says crews worked Friday to
restore electricity.
Also, Fort Worth police closed some downtown streets so crews
can replace several storm-damaged glass panels on the 24th floor of
the DR Horton Tower.
Storms late Wednesday and early Thursday blew through parts of
Texas, with at least one weak tornado touching down in the San
Angelo area.
San Angelo police said no injuries were reported, but a
neighborhood surrounding Fort Concho sustained damage.
The national historic landmark is housing children and others
removed from a polygamist religious sect last week in nearby
Eldorado.
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