Report Title: Major and Catastrophic Storms and Floods in Texas     
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June 10 to 11, 1965
Sanderson in Terrell County was struck by a 15-ft wall of water about 7:00 a.m. June 11. As much as 9 in. of rain had fallen on parts of the watershed during the 48 hours preceding the flash flood. Mean annual rainfall in the Sanderson area is about 12 in.
Deaths and Damage:   The flood drove hundreds from their homes and killed 26 people. Property damage was estimated to be about $2.7 million.
Max. Precipitation:   12.00 in.
Severity:   Major Storm
Storm Center(s):   Terrell Co., Sanderson
References:   Rostvedt and others, 1970b, p. 15