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WATCH: Strong Winds Cause Hangar To Collapse At Hobby Airport

Houston Airport System spokesman Bill Begley told News 88.7 a total of 8 planes were also damaged

Strong winds overnight caused a hangar at Hobby airport to collapse, just before midnight.

No injuries were reported, according to officials.

Senior AccuWeather Meteorologist Joe Lundberg said strong wind gusts can cause this type of damage.

“There was a wind gust reported at the Hobby Airport at 60 miles per hour.” Lundberg said. “And that can cause some damage. It can flip over some small vehicles. Certainly, it can cause a lot of tree branches to come down. And certainly some damage, all sorts of little things can happen, with those kind of wind gusts.” 

Lundberg said the front had a history of producing severe weather toward north and northwest; with some hail in parts of central Texas, and strong winds in northeast Texas and parts of Louisiana, as well. 

Houston Airport System spokesman Bill Begley said the collapse caused millions of dollars of damage, and eight planes were damaged.

Begley added it was a private hangar, and the overnight incident did not impact commercial flight schedules at Hobby Airport.

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