We will have very gusty southerly winds on Thursday making for rough waters on area lakes, and dangerous conditions for outdoor burning. Winds become quite strong out of the north on Friday behind an early-day frontal passage. Isolated thunderstorms are possible.
GAINESVILLE, TEXAS -- A semi-truck flipped on top of a pickup truck this evening and firefighters say the wind is to blame.
Valley View firefighters got a call at 5:30 p.m. saying that a semi-truck had fallen onto another car on 35 southbound near exit 491.
Valley View's Assistant fire chief says the wind knocked the semi over, landing on top of a Dodge pickup truck.
The accident backed up traffic as far as six miles
Texas troopers, Valley View firefighters and Gainesville police were on the scene.
No one was severely injured.