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Williamson County Disaster Summary Outline

November 20, 2013 (Williamson County, TX) – The Williamson County Office of Emergency Management has put together a preliminary disaster summary outline of the damage caused by the Halloween Flood on October 31, 2013.  In total, approximately 19 homes were damaged or affected by the flood.  The total amount of public infrastructure damage is approximately $1.1 million in uninsured losses.

Brushy Creek goes way over it banks, just north of Coupland, on October 31, 2013.

Brushy Creek goes way over it banks, just north of Coupland, on October 31, 2013.

“It is not too late to report your damage or to request assistance,” stated Jarred Thomas, Williamson County emergency management coordinator.  “People can report their damage or make requests for assistance by emailing flood@wilco.org.”

Williamson County Judge Dan A. Gattis signed a disaster declaration on November 6, 2013, for Williamson County.  The declaration was needed due to damage sustained during the flooding event that began on Wednesday, October 30 and continued into Thursday, October 31, 2013.  The disaster declaration was extended by the Commissioners Court on November 12, 2013.

A copy of this order is available on the County’s website at www.wilco.org/oem.