TAYLOR COUNTY, Texas - Water rescues, damage to power lines, and street flooding reports are pouring in over Taylor County scanners.
Video sent to KTXS from from the Mall of Abilene showed damage after a large storm damaged the skylights above the mall.
Law enforcement have been on the scene of multiple water rescues after cars were flooded out in high waters.
KTXS photographers have seen many power lines snapped on both south and north sides of town.
We've received multiple reports of power outages, over 1,000 customers are affected in southern Jones and northern Taylor counties.
A series of storms, moving from the northwest to the southeast brought in straight line winds at over 70 mph and torrential rains.
Several reports have been three and four inches of rain in areas of town, including one over four inches on Judge Ely and EN 10th Street.
- Rose Park aquatic center to open this summer
- Updated Dashcam video of San Angelo councilman's altercation with police released
- 3 arrested for engaging in organized crime in San Angelo
- Job fair to be held at Abilene Convention Center
- Forecasters say parts of Texas – including Abilene – face critical wildfire danger
- Big Country 100 Men Who Care gives away another $10,000
- Abilene woman reunited with sister after travel ban struck down
- Man in custody after four-hour standoff in north Abilene
- John Lackey commemorative billboard to serve multiple purposes
- Recycling, parking, discussed at special Abilene City Council meeting