Texas storms

Bea Byrd-Williams reacts at the spot where her car finally stopped floating, over a block away from her home, on Monday, June 23, 2014 in Granbury, Texas. All of the contents of her garage and anything in her yard was washed completely downstream, including a coop full of chickens, during heaay weekend rains. The National Weather Service reports the Granbury area on Sunday received 7.36 inches of rain. Granbury previously had about 7 inches of rain all year.

Paul Moseley | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

GRANBURY — The Red Cross said nearly two dozen North Texas homes were damaged or destroyed by storms that brought heavy rains and flooding to the region.

Red Cross officials said Monday that nine homes in Hood County were rendered uninhabitable by flooding that began Sunday. They said an assessment of the area is not complete so additional damaged homes may be found.

About 16,000 homes and businesses lost power at the height of the storms, which dumped more than 7 inches of rain in Granbury and lingered in Dallas and Fort Worth on Monday.

Electric utility Oncor reported more than 8,000 outages in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Other outages ranged north to Wichita Falls and south to Waco, which received more than 4 inches of rain Sunday.

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