UPDATE: Tropical Storm NicholasSep 13, 2021
September 13, 2021
10:30 pm CST Update
The National Hurricane Center has upgraded Nicholas to a minimum hurricane. Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 75 miles per hour with higher wind gusts. A Hurricane Warning is now in effect from Port O’Connor to Freeport. This will not change the ongoing or forecast impacts whatsoever. Storm surge will continue to cause flooding along with the Middle and Upper Texas Coast.
3:00 pm CST update
Local OEM agencies and the National Hurricane Center are recommending all residents shelter in place as of 6:00 pm CST.
If your home floods, please stay home as this will be the safest place. If water rises, do not go into your attic as you can be trapped and risk drowning. Do not walk, swim or play in flood waters. Debris, wildlife, and other dangers can cause serious injury or even death.
2:00 pm CST update
Willow Point Municipal Utility District would like residents to know they are monitoring the development of TS Nicholas in conjunction with the District Operator. Based on current forecasts from the National Hurricane Center, Nicholas is expected to make landfall somewhere between Corpus Christi and Galveston Bay this evening.