Hurricane Nicholas lands in Texas, weakening to a tropical storm
- Hurricane Nicholas hit southeast Texas early Tuesday morning.
- Then it turned into a tropical storm.
- More than 200,000 people have no electricity and the NHC has warned of “life-threatening flash floods.”
Hurricane Nicholas struck southeast Texas on Tuesday morning, where high winds left more than 200,000 people without electricity and then turned into a tropical storm.
According to the National Hurricane Center, it hit land as a hurricane around 12:30 CET (1:30 ET) in the eastern end of the Matagorda Peninsula, about 10 miles west-southwest of Sargent Beach, state Texas.
NHC warned that he brought “heavy rain” and “strong wind.”
The wind then dropped to 70 mph, turning it into a tropical storm.
NHC warned in his message at 5 am ET that “Nicholas could cause life-threatening flash floods in the deep south over the next few days.”
As of Tuesday morning, more than 200,000 people in Texas were without electricity. Poweroutage.us…