Category: Severe Weather

1 pm Advisory — Center of Nicholas Moving East-Northeastward Over the Southern Parts of Metropolitan Houston

1 pm Advisory — Center of Nicholas Moving East-Northeastward Over the Southern Parts of Metropolitan Houston

| September 14, 2021 @ 1:11 pm

NOAA Doppler weather radar and surface observations indicate that maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 40 mph, with higher gusts. Additional weakening is forecast during the next couple of days, and the storm is forecast to become a tropical depression by tonight.

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10 am Advisory — Center of Nicholas Moving Across Metropolitan Houston

10 am Advisory — Center of Nicholas Moving Across Metropolitan Houston

| September 14, 2021 @ 10:12 am

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles, mainly over water to the southeast of the center. A TCOON observing station at Texas Point, Sabine Pass, Texas, recently measured a 1-minute sustained wind of 40 mph and a gust to 51 mph.

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7 pm Advisory — Heavy Rains, Strong Winds, & Storm Surges Continue to Pound the Central & Upper Texas Coasts

7 pm Advisory — Heavy Rains, Strong Winds, & Storm Surges Continue to Pound the Central & Upper Texas Coasts

| September 13, 2021 @ 7:13 pm

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles from the center. A WeatherFlow station at Matagorda Bay recently reported a sustained wind of 55 mph with a gust to 71 mph.

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1 pm Advisory — Nicholas Continues to Move Erratically Northward Toward the South Texas Shoreline

1 pm Advisory — Nicholas Continues to Move Erratically Northward Toward the South Texas Shoreline

| September 13, 2021 @ 1:26 pm

Data from an Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft and NOAA Doppler weather radars indicate that maximum sustained winds remain near 60 mph, with higher gusts. Strengthening is forecast this afternoon and evening, and Nicholas could be near hurricane strength when it reaches the northwest Gulf coast. Weakening is anticipated on Tuesday and Wednesday while Nicholas moves over land.

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10 am Advisory — Nicholas Continues to Move Erratically Northward Just Offshore of Southern Texas

10 am Advisory — Nicholas Continues to Move Erratically Northward Just Offshore of Southern Texas

| September 13, 2021 @ 10:12 am

Data from the reconnaissance aircraft indicate that maximum sustained winds remain near 60 mph with higher gusts. Strengthening is forecast today, and Nicholas could reach the northwest Gulf coast as a hurricane. Weakening is anticipated on Tuesday and Wednesday while Nicholas moves over land.

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7 am Advisory — Nicholas Moving Erratically Just Offshore of Northeastern Mexico

7 am Advisory — Nicholas Moving Erratically Just Offshore of Northeastern Mexico

| September 13, 2021 @ 7:10 am

Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph, with higher gusts. Strengthening is forecast today, and Nicholas could reach the northwest Gulf coast as a hurricane. Weakening is anticipated on Tuesday and Wednesday while Nicholas moves over land.

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TS Nicholas: Watches & Warnings Have Been Extended Northeastward as of the 10 pm Advisory

TS Nicholas: Watches & Warnings Have Been Extended Northeastward as of the 10 pm Advisory

| September 12, 2021 @ 10:10 pm

On the forecast track, the center of Nicholas will pass near or just offshore the coasts of northeastern Mexico and South Texas on Monday, and move onshore along the coast of south or central Texas coast Monday night or early Tuesday.

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Tropical Storm Mindy Makes Landfall at St. Vincent Island, Florida

Tropical Storm Mindy Makes Landfall at St. Vincent Island, Florida

| September 8, 2021 @ 8:22 pm

National Weather Service Doppler radar data and surface observations indicate that the center of Mindy has made landfall over St. Vincent Island, Florida.

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Mindy Very Close to Making Landfall on the Florida Panhandle As of 7 pm

Mindy Very Close to Making Landfall on the Florida Panhandle As of 7 pm

| September 8, 2021 @ 8:00 pm

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) manly to the southeast of the center. During the past few hours, NOAA buoy 42039 reported sustained winds of 47 mph (76 km/h) and a wind gust of 54 mph (86 km/h).

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