TX: Nicholas makes landfall as Category 1 hurricane

Source: Fox News

“Nicholas made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane early Tuesday and is expected to bring heavy rain and flooding along the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast this week. The storm made landfall around 12:30 a.m. CDT on the eastern part of the Matagorda Peninsula, about 10 miles west-southwest of Sargent Beach, Texas. Maximum sustained winds were 75 mph with higher gusts at landfall, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC). … On the forecast track, the center of Nicholas is expected to move slowly over southeastern Texas Tuesday, and over southwestern Louisiana on Wednesday.” (09/14/21)