Hurricane Nicholas made landfall early Tuesday morning along the Texas coast before being downgraded to a tropical storm soon after.
Nicholas has dumped rain on the Houston area and other parts of Texas as it heads towards Louisiana which has already seen devastating flooding this year.
Nicolas produced wind damage, storm surge, and heavy rainfall along Coastal Texas. Find the full breakdown on Nicholas from the KSAT Weather Authority here.
Here are photos and videos of Tropical Storm Nicholas as it made landfall along the Texas coast:
Winds are picking up in Port O’ Connor, with a gust near 50 mph reported here. We expect storm surge to get larger over the next several hours. pic.twitter.com/8jtXVaTPkc— Justin Horne (@Justin_Horne) September 13, 2021
6:15p Port O Connor: Winds seemed to have picked up a little more. A local weather station reported a 68 mph gust. Storm surge has also gotten worse. pic.twitter.com/NDtSMZ5S2K— Justin Horne (@Justin_Horne) September 13, 2021
7:30p: Still getting powerful winds here in Port O Connor. Seeing some damage a decent storm surge, despite it being low tide. pic.twitter.com/pDQkhBJGhB— Justin Horne (@Justin_Horne) September 14, 2021
Nicholas is the 14th-named storm of the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season.