Numerous People Rescued from Flooding in Texas County
Reports from the Associated Press reported that at least 27 people had to be rescued from raging flood waters on Sunday in Uvalde County.
8 to 9 inches of rain caused for flash flooding to occur in the Nueces River at a park just west of San Antonio. The Uvalde Sheriff County's post on their social media said, "The 27 were rescued from high water Sunday at Chalk Bluff Park, about 15 miles (25 kilometers) northwest of Uvalde, Texas. Helicopters were used to drop life jackets to those stranded by the rising waters before their rescues. No serious injuries were reported."
The National Weather Service reported that the 8 to 9 inches of rain fell over a period of three hours in the vicinity of Chalk Bluff Park. The flooding was around 90 miles west of San Antonio. The Uvalde Fire Department, along with helicopters were hard at work checking the area for anyone in need of assistance.