Report Title: Major and Catastrophic Storms and Floods in Texas     
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South-Central Texas See
October 17 to 18, 1998
Up to 30 in. of rainfall occurred in a 2-day period--about 5,000 mi2 in parts of 19 counties received at least 8 in. of rain. Thirteen streamflow-gaging stations in the Guadalupe and San Antonio River Basins recorded peak discharges equal to or greater than the 100-year peak and record-breaking peak discharges were recorded at 11 of the stations. read more...
Deaths and Damage:   Thirty-two lives were lost and property damage was estimated to be more than $500 million.
Max. Precipitation:   30.00 in. (Hays Co.)
22.00 in. (Comal Co.)
Severity:   Catastrophic
Storm Center(s):   Hays Co., San Marcos
Comal Co.
References:   Slade and Persky, 1999

98 Flood