Tuesday – 4pm – The National Weather Service says Nicholas made landfall a little southwest of Freeport. It is now moving northeast towards Louisiana. It will continue to weaken as it slowly moves through the Triangle tonight, and moves into southwest Louisiana on Wednesday, before dissipating on Thursday.
Wind gusts today will be in the 20 to 30 mph range for southeast Texas and southwest Louisiana. A few power outages will be possible.
Rain totals will be 4 to 6 inches. Be aware of the road conditions. Traveling is not recommended during flash floods.
Tides will be 1 to 2 feet above normal today and tomorrow. Minor coastal flooding is possible.
There is only a marginal 5% chance for tornadoes today across most of our region.