delays and power outages.
Dallas had received a little more than 2.2 inch of rain by 10 p.m., according
to the National Weather Service. Fort Worth got 1.42 inches.
There were few reports of damage late Thursday. But the National Weather
Service warned of minor street flooding in some areas.
At Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, a few flights had been delayed
and 35 flights were been diverted because of the storm, airport spokesman David
Magana said. The FAA also issued a “ground stop” for traffic heading to the
airport until the weather cleared up.
Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie canceled its last two races of the evening,
and events at Addison’s Oktoberfest were disrupted.
Oncor reported more than 2,900 customers without power in Dallas County and
nearly 7,000 in Collin County. Earlier in the night, more than 7,700 Tarrant
County customers had their power knocked out, but the number had declined late
North Texas is at the center of a convergence of weather events, beginning
with the remnants of two tropical storms — Ingrid, which had been in the Gulf,
and the former Pacific-dwelling Manuel.
“They’ve kind of blended into one mass of moisture moving north into South
Texas, and we’re getting pieces of that,” National Weather Service meteorologist
Steve Fano said.
The National Weather Service predicted that isolated storms and pockets of
rain will continue through Friday morning's rush hour. More minor
flooding is possible. Friday’s high temperature should be 83, with a low of
It should be mostly sunny through the weekend, with highs ranging from 86 to
90. Low temperatures are expected to drop to the low to mid-60s Sunday and