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Disaster Declaration Issued For Atascosa and Wilson Counties

Monday, September 26, 2016  •  Ausitn, Texas  •  Proclamation
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TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME:

I, GREG ABBOTT, Governor of the State of Texas, do hereby certify that the severe weather and flash flooding event that occurred between August 20, 2016, and August 21, 2016, has caused a disaster in Atascosa and Wilson counties.

THEREFORE, in accordance with the authority vested in me by Section 418.014 of the Texas Government Code, I do hereby declare a state of disaster in Atascosa and Wilson counties.

In accordance with the statutory requirements, copies of this proclamation shall be filed with the applicable authorities.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto signed my name and have officially caused the Seal of State to be affixed at my office in the City of Austin, Texas, this the 26th day of September, 2016.

 

GREG ABBOTT
Governor

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