Surprise Hurricane Hits Texas Coast

Officials and residents in Texas are cleaning up debris and assessing the damage from Hurricane Humberto.

Governor Rick Perry has declared three counties disaster areas.

A spokesman says they're bringing in generators, water and ice to affected areas. They're working with the private sector to get power restored as quickly as possible.

Utilities say nearly 100,000 customers are without power in Beaumont and Port Arthur.

Three oil refineries that produce a combined 850,000 barrels of crude oil a day were shut down until power was restored.

In High Island, the storm reportedly ripped the roof off a grocery store and toppled the scoreboard and clusters of lights at the football stadium.

One death is blamed on Humberto. The victim was a man whose carport collapsed on top of him in east Texas.


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