Million Texans Without Power As Storm Topples Transmission Towers 

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by Tyler Durden
Friday, May 17, 2024 - 01:39 AM

Powerful storms tore through eastern Texas on Thursday evening, decimating transmission towers and plunging over a million residents into darkness. 

"Severe thunderstorms moving across the Houston metro area have a history of producing damaging winds! This destructive storm will contain wind gusts to 80 MPH! A tornado is possible!" the National Weather Service of Houston wrote on X.

X users shared shocking footage of transmission towers that were toppled by the storm. 

According to, more than a million Texans are without power, mainly in the eastern part of the state. 

The Texas power grid can't catch a break.