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Nearly two inches of rain fell across Garza County Thursday, June 4, as a severe thunderstorm rolled through the area.
According to the National Weather Service of Lubbock, 1.93 inches of rain fell along with pea-sized hail and wind gusts of 94 miles per hour.
The storm caused damage to trees, powerlines, fences, windows and mobile homes.
“The sound was unbelievable,” one Post resident said describing the hail pelting her windows. “It was roaring.”
According to Xcel Energy, thousands of homes reported electricity outages. The electricity was back on for most residents the next morning. Phone and internet lines remained down throughout the day while crews worked to repair the damage.
Fifth Street remained blocked off throughout Friday while Xcel Energy employees repaired lines and five snapped poles.
The Wagon BBQ on Broadway sustained damage when the building’s awning snapped in half, crushing two vehicles parked underneath it.
Other items, including outdoor furniture, trampolines and metal carports were thrown around by high winds.
No one was reported injured, according to the Garza County Sheriff’s Office.