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Most power restored across North Texas one day after storms bring rain, wind, golf-ball-size hail

Overall, Dallas-Fort Worth will experience a 50-degree temperature drop from Thursday afternoon to Saturday morning.

DALLAS — Updated at 9:00 p.m. Friday:

By Friday night, all but just over 1,000 people had power restored across North Texas, about a day after a cold front brought storms into the Dallas-Fort Worth area Thursday night. 

Late Friday, about 1,300 customers were still without power, down from a high of more than 24,000 Thursday night.

The storms Thursday night brought wind, rain and golf-ball sized hail to the region.

Overall, Dallas-Fort Worth was expected to experience a 50-degree temperature drop from Thursday afternoon to Saturday morning.

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Those storms brought damaging winds and hail in parts of North Texas.

The system moved into the White Settlement and Fort Worth area early Thursday evening, bringing golf-ball to tennis-ball-size hail. 

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Golf-ball sized hail in Fort Worth

The storms also brought cooler temperatures with them. By late Thursday evening, the lows were in the mid-40s to low 50s. 

As the storms moved into Dallas at about 9 p.m. Thursday, fairgoers were asked to leave or seek shelter.

Storm winds downed power lines and tree limbs across North
Texas as well.

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Patchy frost will be possible Saturday northwest of the metroplex, with lows expected to be in the 30s.

This is the coldest air the area has experienced since April.

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