Lightning illuminates Dumas, city escapes severe weather that hit Eastern Panhandle

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Last Updated on May 28, 2015 – 3:44 AM CDT

Lightning illuminated the clouds east of Dumas, streaking across the horizon late Wednesday evening. Severe storms danced all over the Panhandle on Wednesday, including a tornado that touched down near Canadian at about 4:45 p.m and seriously injured three people. KVII-TV reported the victims were on a drilling rig about 2.5 miles north of Canadian. They were transported to Amarillo for medical treatment, but the severity of their injuries hasn’t been reported.