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PHOTOS AND VIDEOS: Heavy storms, high winds cause damage across Houston-area

HOUSTON – Thousands of people were left without power as a front pushed heavy storms across the Houston area, according to CenterPoint Energy.

The storms brought lightning, thunder, high winds and even some hail as it moved through the area.

The high winds were the major issue, causing overturned trucks, tree damage and even knocking over a gas station awning.

These winds are wild y’all. We woke up to our tree on our neighbors house 😱😱😱 and then the power went out 😩 KPRC2 / Click2Houston Eric Berger: Space City Weather

Posted by Irais Portillo Rieske on Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Pearland, wind and hail. Got the tree in yard.

Posted by Charlie Morris on Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Tree down this morning because of weather in Bellville this morning!

Posted by Sarah Elliott Davidson Shepherd on Wednesday, 29 April 2020

KPRC 2 meteorologist Justin Stapleton was on the station’s weather deck with a live look at the rain as it came through.

Lost power? Join KPRC2 Justin Stapleton LIVE as the storms blow through right now!

Posted by KPRC2 / Click2Houston on Wednesday, 29 April 2020

KPRC 2 reporters Cathy Hernandez, Rose-Ann Aragon, Vincent Crivelli and Brittany Jeffers have been tracking the storm as it moves through the area.

Viewers have also been sending in photos of what they are seeing in their area.

Elisha Jordan

Early morning storm in Katy. It was the wind that woke me up.

Katy
6 minutes ago

dorianjr99#

Thunderstorms, Lightning, Rain at 5am

Houston
16 minutes ago

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