WIMBERLEY (AP) — Emergency management officials say more than 1,000 homes in one Central Texas county were either damaged or destroyed in the Memorial Day weekend flooding.READ MORE: Dallas Police Release Video Prior To Shooting Of Armed Robbery Suspect
Hays County officials said in a statement Monday that about 320 homes were destroyed and about the same number sustained “major damage.” Approximately 375 sustained lesser damage.READ MORE: Young Man Shot To Death Behind The Wheel Of Car In DeSoto; Witnesses Saw Passenger Run Off
Authorities say nearly 500 other homes had slight damage such as missing roof shingles or broken windows.
Search crews continue to scour the banks of the Blanco River for the bodies of two children who were swept away in floodwaters over the holiday weekend. The bodies of nine others were found earlier.MORE NEWS: Exclusive: Inside The North Texas Factory Making Syringes For COVID-19 Vaccines
(© Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)