Areas Of Garland Continue To Clean Up After Tuesday Storms

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

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GARLAND (CBSDFW.COM) – Debris piles are growing as homeowners today worked to clear away the toppled trees and snapped branches—all the handiwork of Tuesday’s fierce and fast moving storms.

“I’ve never seen such a wind!” exclaimed Karen Waxler.  “I’ve never been in a tornado or nothing.  But, in a way I felt it was shaking that house!”  Waxler surveyed her Garland neighborhood in awe of the damage—shingles were stripped off, windows broken, and downed trees filled more yards than she could count.

“I couldn’t see a thing, it was raining so hard,” recalls Waxler.  “All of a sudden, I heard this’wwhhrr’—and I looked straight ahead through my dining room window and this tree come on top of my house down to the ground.”

What had been a welcome break from the searing heat—had taken a destructive turn.

“I had told my husband:  ‘man I’m loving…

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