HURRICANE NICHOLAS: LANDFALL AS A CAT 1 HURRICANE NEAR MATAGORDA, TX
Tropical Storm Nicholas approached the gulf coast of southeast Texas on the evening of Sep. 13, 2021. The system briefly intensified just before landfall to a CAT 1 Hurricane as indicated by an 83 kt gust reported at a WeatherFlow station at Matagorda Bay, Texas. Landfall was reported around 12:30 am Sep. 14, 2021 just northeast of Galveston, TX. Flood and power outages risks are widespread, as the event is continuing to unfold across southeast Texas and southern Louisiana.
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