Update: Palms Shopping Center Closed
The Palms Shopping center storefront toppled over onto at least 5 vehicles around noon Sunday April 14th, 2019 in Lufkin Texas. Luckily some of the businesses were closed at the time of the accident. No injury's were reported at scene. Crews are already on site assessing the damage Monday morning.
Marco's Pizza, Screen Geeks, Coburn's Kitchen and Bath Showrooms, BPL Plasma, Lulu Nails, Tokyo, and Red Wing are in the large strip center on the Loop Near Pasado's and across from the Angelina Shopping Center. Update: The entire building is unfit for use according to city, and has not been cleared for any business to open. Marco's is closed as well as the other shops. There is no word on the fate of the building.
With more strong storms planned for our area this week, if this storm, or winds in the aftermath didn't effect you, take it as a warning. Be prepared and take notice of the alerts coming from our app and website. Stay off the roads, and be safe this time. I personally was at work, and you can always message us from the app or on the website with local news and weather issues for your area.