Report Title: Major and Catastrophic Storms and Floods in Texas     
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Coastal Plain
September 12 to 16, 1951
Rain of 5-21 in. fell on an area greater than 26,000 mi2, including all of Texas south of latitude 29 and east of longitude 99. From 7:00 to 10:00 a.m. Sept. 13, 7.65 in. was measured.
Deaths and Damage:   Floods caused an estimated $1.5 million in damage, and 1,300 people were evacuated.
Max. Precipitation:   16.30 in.
Severity:   Major Storm
Storm Center(s):   Jim Wells Co., Alice
References:   Wells, 1957, p. 288; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, unpub. data

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