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San Jacinto River Basin
November 21 to 26, 1940
The heaviest rainfall recorded in the San Jacinto River Basin was 17.46 in. at Montgomery Nov. 21-25, with 14 in. 2:00 p.m. Nov. 23 to 2:00 p.m. Nov. 24. Shepherd in San Jacinto County recorded 19.68 in. Nov. 21-25, with 16 in. 2:00 p.m. Nov. 23 to 2:00 p.m. Nov. 24.
Deaths and Damage:   Highways and railways were damaged greatly, and livestock worth many thousands of dollars drowned.
Max. Precipitation:   19.68 in.
Severity:   Major Storm
Storm Center(s):   San Jacinto Co., Shepherd
References:   Breeding, 1948b, p. 62-69; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, unpub. data

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