Strong Storms Cause Wrecks, Fires Across Basin

A line of strong storms has caused flooding and fires across the Permian Basin.

Traffic accidents have been reported in Odessa and Midland due to the slick streets and heavy rain.

A tank battery caught fire in West Odessa around 7:00 Monday morning. Reports indicate five tanks were burning for a time. Murray Fly Elementary is located in the area of the tank battery, but classes were not interrupted.

West Texas is expecting more rain this afternoon. Stay with NewsWest9 and NewsWest9.com for the latest.