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Southeast Texas
November 11 to 12, 1985
Intense rains of 5-21 in. caused widespread flooding in a 10-county area bordering and west of Houston. Garwood in Colorado County recorded 21 in. The most severely flooded areas were in Colorado County from south of Eagle Lake to the communities of Garwood and Lissie.
Deaths and Damage:   The bridge over San Bernard River on Highway 59 was under 4 ft of water.
Max. Precipitation:   21.00 in.
Severity:   Major Storm
Storm Center(s):   Colorado Co., Garwood
References:   Moody and others, 1988, p. 18

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