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Another round of heavy rain moving through portions of SE Texas today. Some heavy showers and thunderstorms were as far north as China and Nome this morning. By this evening most of the rain will start to move out. Highs today will reach the mid 80's. Our coverage of showers goes down to 50% for Friday with highs in the upper 80's.
Pinehurst Fire Department extinguishes fire caused by lightning strike
KFDM News learned that Pinehurst police received a call of a lightning strike resulting in a tree fire at about 12:40 p.m. Tuesday in the 3700 block of Whippoorwill Street.
The Pinehurst Fire Department arrived and extinguished the fire before it could spread to nearby structures, said Chief Fred Hanauer III.
Photo courtesy of the Pinehurst Police Department.