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Thursday Severe Weather Information

Looking at the creek out of its banks north of Crystal Park Plaza.

Looking at the creek out of its banks north of Crystal Park Plaza.

9 p.m. rainfallĀ at Easterwood Airport measured 2.89 inches.

Severe weather Thursday afternoon caused minor flooding and other problems in Brazos and surrounding counties.

Firefighter activity included a structure fire off FM 60 west of Highway 47, a transformer fire on Bryan’s extreme east city limits near Highway 30, and an oil well fire in northeast Brazos County.

Freeway traffic near the Briarcrest exit in Bryan was stopped after a semi went off the road and came to a stop in the median.

Rainfall at Easterwood Airport through 7 p.m. Thursday measured 1.40 inches.

The National Weather Service received a report of quarter sized hail in College Station near the intersection of Deacon and Rio Grande.

There was a delay in starting Thursday evening’s College Station City Council workshop meeting due to flooding inside City Hall. Councilman John Nichols apologized for arriving late. He was part of the Chamber of Commerce delegation returning from Washington D.C. Nichols said they had a four hour delay at D/FW Airport while waiting for the storms to clear.

Photo courtesy of the City of College Station of standing water inside City Hall.

Photo courtesy of the City of College Station of standing water inside City Hall.

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Posted by on May 9 2013. Filed under Featured Stories, News.

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