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The storms that blew through East Texas has left quite a mess to clean up. Here is what we know:

3:42 p.m. --

According to a press release from the City of Tyler, all the downed trees and branches listed earlier today have been cleared from the roadway. The department will continue to pick up the stacked debris.

11:30 a.m. --

The National Weather Service confirms that an EF-1 Tornado touch down in Overton.

11:08 a.m. --

Heads up Ore City! Tonight's baseball and softball games vs. Waskom have been moved to Thursday. Baseball at 1 p.m. and Softball at 2 p.m.

10:36 a.m. --

The City of Tyler Streets and Stormwater Department are currently working on or have cleared 28 downed trees or limbs at the following locations:

  • Lake Street and Fannin Street
  • Troup Highway and Hillside Drive (completed)
  • 2000 Merrimac St.
  • Dawson Street and Baxter Avenue (completed)
  • Broadway Avenue and Goodman Street
  • Woods Boulevard and Canyon Creek Circle
  • 2900 Curtis Dr.
  • Bow Street and House Avenue
  • Glenwood Boulevard and Grove Street
  • Erwin Street and Forest Avenue
  • Rusk Street and Kennedy Avenue (completed)
  • Highway 155 and Hughey Drive
  • 710 Della Ave.
  • Spring Street and Houston Street
  • 2428 Oak Ln.
  • 528 S. Fannin St.
  • Copeland Road and Dartmouth Drive (has been cleared from road / pending pick up)
  • 625 Glenwood Blvd. (Alley)
  • Vine Avenue and Kent Drive
  • Highland Avenue and 2nd Street
  • 330 Baxter Ave.
  • Troup Highway and Lindbergh Drive (pine tree caught on phone line)
  • 2734 S. Chilton Ave. (Citizens clearing)
  • Commerce Street and Fuller Avenue ( Delek Refinery crews clearing)
  • Palace Avenue and Houston Street (has been cleared from road/ pending pick up)
  • Erwin Street and Fleishel Avenue
  • Earl Campbell Highway and Front Street
  • South High Street at Erwin Street

Travelers are urged to proceed with caution while crews continue to clean up and if possible, plan alternate routes if possible.

10:58 a.m. --

Tyler Pounds Regional Airport is without power and the main terminal is currently running on a generator. Due to security checkpoint being closed, no commercial service until power is restored. Restoration estimate from Oncor is 3 p.m. Click here to check flight status.

9 a.m. --

Emergency crews are in the 400 block of Fairway Avenue to help free a woman stuck in her car due to a downed tree.

The National Weather Service will be in Overton and New London Tuesday starting at 10 a.m.to assess wind and possible tornado damage from Monday night storms.

7:45 a.m. --

Homeowners in the 2000 block of Lindbergh Drive in Tyler are dealing with a downed tree that took a power line down as well. According to Tyler Police, the street will remain closed until further notice.

Bishop T.K. Gorman will have a 10 a.m. delayed start due to power outage. Children can be dropped off before then at the school for supervised study hall. No first block, but all other blocks will meet. Regular dismissal time at 3:30 p.m.

According to the Tyler Police Department, several traffic lights are out at intersections across the city.

They sent us this list of intersections:

  • Loop 323/Spur 364
  • Loop 323/ Briarwood
  • Frankston Hwy/ Walton Rd
  • Vine/Glenwood
  • Glenwood/Houston
  • Hwy 31 West / Spur 364
  • Paluxy/ E Grande
  • Paluxy/ Jeff Davis
  • Troup/ Lindbergh
  • Old Henderson/ Loop 323
  • W 5th/ College
  • W 5th/ Chilton
  • W 4th/ College
  • W 4th/ Chilton

Police say there are also trees down in the roadway at:

  • Commerce/ McMurrey
  • Palace/Houston
  • Fannin/Lake
  • New Copeland/Amherst
  • Rusk/Kennedy
  • W Erwin/Forest
  • East Erwin/Fleishel

Drivers are urged to use caution and expect delays.

Two videos from viewers in the Overton area:


 

This video is from a viewer in Arp.

 

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