Top Local Stories 06/26/17

Local news and weather with Kaitlin Moore and Adam Solarczyk

SAN ANGELO, Tx - In today top stories with Kaitlin Moore, city crews are working this week to clean up after powerful thunderstorms left many buildings, homes and streets littered with debris Friday night.

With gusts of up to 85 miles per hour in parts of San Angelo, the wind was the biggest problem. San Angelo fire department sounded the city's warning sirens around eight that evening.

There was rain and hail pouring down, the roads turned into rivers.
Power lines were down, including the one on 2105, which left over 15,000 residents without power for extended periods of the night.

Areas throughout the city were also littered with broken tree branches, collapsed walls and broken signage.

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To help with the clean up three debris drop off sites will remain open to the public through Sunday, July 9th.

You can drop off debris at the Foster Communications Coliseum, at the San Angelo Stadium in the parking lot at Johnson Street and the lake operations maintenance facility at the intersection of Fisherman's and Knickerbocker Roads.

Debris should be place within the areas marked by orange traffic barrels.

Tree limbs, brush and other woody debris will be accepted, but metal and trash will not.

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The 11th annual showdown in San Angelo Drag Boat Races came to a close Sunday

The event had the winning drivers from the past two days lined up for elimination rounds.

The winner of the top fuel hydro division was Bryan Sanders who currently holds the record for the fastest boat time reaching over 240 miles per hour.

Plus don't sell your awning just yet. The Lucas Oil Drag Boat Races are scheduled to bring the excitement back to San Angelo in September.

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Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. East wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.


 


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