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Heavy rains, wind and hail hit Northeast Texas

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By Scott Harvey

– Oncor was reporting scattered outages this afternoon mainly in Collin, Fannin, Lamar and Hopkins counties as severe storms continue to abuse the region.

A handful of severe thunderstorm warnings had been issued for parts of the listening region, as storms followed a northeasterly track from south of Dallas-Fort Worth up across the Red River into Southeastern Oklahoma. Hail has been reported in a number of communities, including Rockwall, Bonham and Cooper.

Most of the counties affected were also placed under flash flood warnings. The entire listening region is under a tornado watch until 6 p.m.

In West Texas, tornadoes have been confirmed near several towns but nobody was hurt in the storms that also pounded Abilene with hail the size of softballs.

Stay with KETR for all the latest in severe weather coverage.