Nicholas strengthens into hurricane, pounds coastal Texas, Louisiana with rain
Heavy rains fell across the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana on Tuesday as tropical storm Nicholas strengthened into a hurricane and spun toward land, bringing the threat of widespread flooding, power outages and storm surges. Nicholas was some 20 miles (30 km) southeast of Matagorda, Texas as of 10 p.m. central time (11 p.m. eastern), heading northeast with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour (120 kph), the National Hurricane Center …
Nicholas strengthens to hurricane as U.S. Gulf Coast braces for flooding
Tropical storm Nicholas strengthened into a hurricane late on Monday, and is set to batter the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana with rising seawater and rains that could cause widespread and life-threatening flooding.
Storm Nicholas makes landfall in Texas after upgrade to category 1 hurricane
Storm Nicholas has made landfall in Texas just hours after being upgraded to a category 1 hurricane, with the National Hurricane Center warning that “heavy rain, high winds and dangerous [tidal] surge” are ongoing.
Nicholas Now A Hurricane As It Approaches Texas
HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Tropical Storm Nicholas became a hurricane Monday night, Sept. 13.Maximum sustained winds were around 75 miles per hour around 10:00 p.m.The hurricane could bring up to 20 inches of rain to parts of the Gulf Coast, including the same area hit by Hurricane Harvey in 2017 and storm-battered Louisiana.Although the system was expected to generate only a fraction as much rain as Harvey, nearly all of the state’s coastline wa…