Wind, rain, and hail slammed into the Lone Star State Monday night. Baseball and softball sized hail fell, smashing windshields and denting cars. Homes were damaged, as windows were shattered. A 22-year-old woman was killed when her car slipped off the road during the heaviest rain.
Wild photo shows windows blown out in Wylie, TX home from massive hail storm. pic.twitter.com/iEcfZvBje2— Good Morning America (@GMA) April 12, 2016
WINDS RIP OFF ROOFS & UPROOT TREES IN ARKANSAS
In Arkansas, straight-line winds caused damage to the town of Texarkana. Large trees were uprooted, and big branches came down, blocking the road. The downed trees caused widespread power outages to residents, too. The roof was ripped off a brick home. Homeowners were able to get a tarp on it to keep the rain from flooding the house.
COLD SNAP DAMAGES APPLES IN HENDERSON COUNTY
And back at home, apple farmers are trying to salvage their crops after the freeze this weekend. Temperatures dropped down to the low 20s in the North Carolina mountains, burning the blooms on more than fifty acres of apples at an orchard in Henderson County. One farmer estimates as many as ten thousand bushels of apples could be gone.
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