Storms started popping up in the Lubbock area around 5:00 p.m. Tuesday. Hail pounded parts of the city, including at 19th and the East Loop.
Lubbock Police closed I-27 at the North Loop after torrential rains flooded the viaduct. Water reached at tractor trailer's headlights as it plowed through.
NewsChannel 11 Meteorologist Cary Allen caught a wall cloud moving through the Ransom Canyon area. His video showed a funnel forming. While no tornado formed, strong winds blew down the Clovis Highway, causing damage.
"Well, basically the tree just fell over on top of the house; it's been uprooted out of the ground," Joseph Martinez said.
He lives in the 2800 Block of Emory Street in Lubbock. A tree blew over onto his home.
"It was bad. I work at Texas Tech, and it was flooded. Got off about 5:30 p.m. and it took me about an hour to get off campus because it was so flooded out there. I come home and walk up to this. Now, I'm just hoping it doesn't bust a huge hole in my roof."