ORLANDO, Fla. — Tropical storm watches and warnings and a hurricane watch are in effect for a good chunk of the Texas coast.
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Tropical Storm Nicholas continues to strengthen as it moves up the Texas coast Monday, and it could become a hurricane before making landfall.
Tropical Storm Nicholas continues to churn just off the south Texas coast. The 11am advisory holds winds at 60mph. Nicholas could still become a hurricane before landfall as it rides the Texas coast. 3-5ft storm surge and 10-15" with locally higher amounts are possible. pic.twitter.com/DJuA6qbSYZ— Rusty McCranie (@RMcCranieWFTV) September 13, 2021
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Storm surges of 3-5 feet and rainfall of 10-15 inches are possible, leading to flash and urban flooding, especially in the Houston metro area.
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We continue to monitor three other areas of interest in the tropics. None are expected to impact Central Florida at this time.
Tropical Storm Watches and Warnings and a Hurricane Watch are in effect for a good chunk of the Texas coast. Tropical Storm Nicholas could become a hurricane before making landfall. pic.twitter.com/Ylc3j6TsWn— Rusty McCranie (@RMcCranieWFTV) September 13, 2021
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