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I have issued a disaster declaration that originally included 30 counties. And this is a state disaster declaration, and we have now added 20 more counties with the PUC. They say that there are more than 338,000 outages. And it will still be several days, perhaps, before those outages will be able to be addressed in various key regions ranging from Corpus Christi to the Houston area.
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Perhaps as much as between 20 and 30 more inches of rain could be coming down. That is coming down on already saturated ground and already filled up waterways, whether they be creeks, bayous, or rivers. And so there is the potential for very dramatic flooding.