Report Title: Major and Catastrophic Storms and Floods in Texas     
Guide to report
Glossary of terms
Lists of storms sorted by date, county or maximum precipitation
Storms lists sorted by date
Storm lists sorted by county
Storm lists sorted by maximum precipitation
Substantial flood peaks
Links to related WWW resources
Assorted documents related to Texas storms
Dedication and Credits
  Texas Storms in Schleicher County Select Another County
2 storms  
  Image Gallery
Click on thumbnails
for larger image
Most of Texas
August 30 to September 5, 1932
Flooding was disastrous over much of Laredo, Piedras Negras, and Eagle Pass. read more...
Deaths and Damage:   Unknown
Max. Precipitation:   19.50 in. (Freestone Co.)
15.50 in. (Schleicher Co.)
Severity:   Catastrophic
Storm Center(s):   Freestone Co., Fairfield
Schleicher Co., Eldorado
References:   U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, unpub. data

no images

Middle Colorado River Basin
July 16 to 25, 1938
Floods were caused by heavy rains that centered over the San Saba River, South Concho River, and Brady Creek watersheds. Maximum recorded rainfall was 13 in. July 23 at two places, 8 and 10 mi north of Eldorado in Schleicher County. Eldorado recorded 30 in. July 16-25. About 70 locations had 20 in. or more. Parts of 12 counties were inundated. read more...
Deaths and Damage:   Six people were reported drowned, and property and crop losses were estimated at $5 million.
Max. Precipitation:   13.00 in.
Severity:   Catastrophic
Storm Center(s):   Schleicher Co., Eldorado
References:   Breeding and Dalrymple, 1944, p. 23-38