Security Camera Records Funnel Dropping to Ground
DALLAS – Luminant today released video of a tornado forming and then on the ground southwest of the company’s Lake Hubbard Power Plant on Dec. 26, 2015. A security camera recorded the tornado at approximately 6:45 p.m. as it approached Garland, Texas.
The Lake Hubbard plant is on the west shore of Lake Ray Hubbard just south of Interstate 30. The plant sits a short distance east of the Garland neighborhoods along Bobtown Road that sustained heavy damage.
In the upper right portion of the screen, the video shows the funnel cloud forming and dropping to the ground where it remains moving to the northeast until it goes out of frame.
The Lake Hubbard plant generates power from natural gas and did not sustain any damage from the storm. Plant personnel on site took cover in a secure area.
The video can be viewed here:
Background on the Lake Hubbard plant can be found here:
Luminant, a subsidiary of Energy Future Holdings Corp., is a competitive power generation business, including mining, wholesale marketing and trading, and development operations. Luminant has more than 13,700 megawatts of generation in Texas, including 2,300 MW fueled by nuclear power and 8,000 MW fueled by coal. The company is a large purchaser of wind-generated electricity. EFH is a Dallas-based energy holding company that has a portfolio of competitive and regulated energy subsidiaries in Texas. Visit luminant.com, energyfutureholdings.com or our corporate blog pov.energyfutureholdings.com for additional information.
Luminant Media Relations