Scattered showers and storms could become strong to severe this afternoon into the evening. Primary threats are large hail and heavy rainfall causing flooding in poor drainage areas. Damaging winds are included as well and an isolated tornado possibility is very low but not eliminated.
7-27-05 - A Pauls Valley man was killed early this morning by a drunk driver going the wrong way on I-35. It happened inside the city limits when Jay R. Bonner of Whitney, Texas was southbound in his 2000 GMC pickup in the northbound lanes.
He hit a 1999 Nissan Maxima left front to left front. That car was spun into a tractor-trailer - the car actually run over by the dual wheels of the trailer. The 46-year-old driver, Charles E. Allison, died at the scene.
The truck driver was not injured. Bonner was admitted to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Troopers say alcohol played a role in the accident, although the Pauls Valley man was not wearing a seatbelt.