The 14th named storm of the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season, Tropical Storm Nicholas, is headed for Texas.
By Monday evening, Nicholas will approach Texas as a strong tropical storm and may even intensify into a weak hurricane by landfall.
Heavy rainfall will impact portions of Texas and the Louisiana coasts through the middle of the week. Significant rainfall amounts will be between 7-12”, resulting in potential life-threatening flash flooding and urban flooding, especially in highly urbanized areas.
There is a danger of life-threatening storm surge from Tropical Storm #Nicholas along the Texas coast from Port Aransas to Sabine Pass where a Storm Surge Warning is in effect. Latest information is available at https://t.co/tW4KeGdBFb pic.twitter.com/iKBxOEKMv0
— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) September 13, 2021
The National Hurricane Center warns against life-threatening storm surge along the coast of Texas from Port Aransas to Sabine Pass. Therefore, a storm surge watch has been issued from the mouth of the Rio Grande to High Island.