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Randall County Included in State of Disaster Declaration

Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation this week declaring a State of Disaster for several counties, including Randall County.

According to the Governor’s Office, Abbott proclaimed on Friday that the counties of Duval, Hall, Jim Hogg, Randall, Swisher, Webb, Briscoe, Brooks, Castro, Nueces, Jim Wells, San Patricio, Wilbarger, Wichita, and Zapata are under the threat of imminent disaster due to drought conditions. The declaration also authorized the use of all state resources to respond to the disaster.

To read the full proclamation, visit

Photo by Abbott Office

Photo by Abbott Office

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