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Woodsboro Resident Describes Storm-Beaten Refugio County: 'Like A War Zone'

Wade Eernisse
Wade Eernisse's Woodsboro home after winds from Harvey ripped off portions of the roof and knocked down trees

Harvey has left communities along the Texas Coast unrecognizable.  Three days after it made land fall, some residents are returning home to assess the damage. Wade Eernisse is a car salesman who lives in Woodsboro, in Refugio county.  Woodsboro is  about 30 miles north of Corpus Christi. He fled to Goliad to avoid the storm. When he returned home he found his community had changed.

"The places that I've lived at for the last four years don't look anything like they did before."

TPR’s Joey Palacios spoke with Eernisse on Monday about the weekend. 

Credit Wade Eernisse
Wilkinson Chevrolet where Eernisse works in Refugio County

Joey Palacios can be reached atJoey@TPR.org and on Twitter at @Joeycules