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Tuesday, 14 September 2021 21:49

Tropical Storm Nicholas Slows, Dumps Rain Along Gulf Coast

Written by Juan A. Lozano, WAGM News

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Tropical Storm Nicholas slowed to a crawl over southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana on Sept. 14 after blowing ashore as a hurricane, knocking out power to a half-million homes and businesses and dumping more than a foot of rain along the same area swamped by Hurricane Harvey in 2017.

Nicholas could potentially stall over storm-battered Louisiana and bring life-threatening floods across the Deep South over the coming days, forecasters said.

 

Nicholas made landfall early Sept. 14 on the eastern part of the Matagorda Peninsula and was soon downgraded to a tropical storm.

 

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