Disaster Declarations, Outages, School Closings

County judges in Hardin and Orange counties have issued disaster declarations. Low lying areas along the

Neches and Sabine Rivers, along with Village Creek are impacted by high water. Nearly 20

search and rescue teams from Nashville, Tennessee are stationed in Lumberton to assist in case

they are needed.

More than 18,000 Entergy-Texas customers lost power as the storms swept through the area

last night. More than 10.000 of those outages were in Hardin County. Entergy crews have been

working overnight to restore the power. Also, Deweyville ISD and Kountze ISD have cancelled school for


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