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Post-tropical Cyclone Nicholas at 32.0°N - 92.7°W

Natchitoches Parish, LA


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15 Sep 2021 - 3:00 UTC ...NICHOLAS MOVING SLOWLY ACROSS EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS... ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE DEEP SOUTH DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS... As of 10:00 PM CDT Tue Sep 14 the center of Nicholas was located near 30.0, -94.1 with movement ENE at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

15 Sep 2021 - 0:00 UTC ...NICHOLAS WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION... ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE DEEP SOUTH DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS... As of 7:00 PM CDT Tue Sep 14 the center of Nicholas was located near 29.9, -94.4 with movement ENE at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1003 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

14 Sep 2021 - 21:00 UTC ...NICHOLAS MOVING SLOWLY EAST-NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE UPPER TEXAS COASTAL PLAIN... ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE DEEP SOUTH DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS... As of 4:00 PM CDT Tue Sep 14 the center of Nicholas was located near 29.6, -94.6 with movement ENE at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1003 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

14 Sep 2021 - 18:00 UTC ...NICHOLAS MOVING SLOWLY EAST-NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE HOUSTON METROPOLITAN AREA... ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE DEEP SOUTH DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS... As of 1:00 PM CDT Tue Sep 14 the center of Nicholas was located near 29.4, -95.0 with movement ENE at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1003 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

14 Sep 2021 - 15:00 UTC ...NICHOLAS MOVING SLOWLY ACROSS THE HOUSTON METROPOLITAN AREA... ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE DEEP SOUTH DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS... As of 10:00 AM CDT Tue Sep 14 the center of Nicholas was located near 29.6, -95.3 with movement NE at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

14 Sep 2021 - 12:00 UTC ...NICHOLAS MOVING SLOWLY TOWARD THE HOUSTON METROPOLITAN AREA... ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS EXPECTED ACROSS THE DEEP SOUTH DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS... As of 7:00 AM CDT Tue Sep 14 the center of Nicholas was located near 29.5, -95.5 with movement NNE at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

14 Sep 2021 - 9:00 UTC ...NICHOLAS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS ACROSS THE DEEP SOUTH DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS... As of 4:00 AM CDT Tue Sep 14 the center of Nicholas was located near 29.3, -95.6 with movement NNE at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 994 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

14 Sep 2021 - 6:00 UTC ...NICHOLAS MAKES LANDFALL ALONG THE TEXAS COAST... ...HEAVY RAIN, HIGH WINDS AND DANGEROUS SURGE ONGOING... As of 1:00 AM CDT Tue Sep 14 the center of Nicholas was located near 28.8, -95.7 with movement NNE at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 991 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

14 Sep 2021 - 3:00 UTC ...NICHOLAS BECOMES A HURRICANE... ...BRINGING HEAVY RAINS, STRONG WINDS, AND STORM SURGES TO PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL AND UPPER TEXAS COASTS... As of 10:00 PM CDT Mon Sep 13 the center of Nicholas was located near 28.4, -95.8 with movement NNE at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 988 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

14 Sep 2021 - 0:00 UTC ...NICHOLAS BRINGING HEAVY RAINS, STRONG WINDS, AND STORM SURGES TO PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL AND UPPER TEXAS COASTS... As of 7:00 PM CDT Mon Sep 13 the center of Nicholas was located near 28.1, -96.2 with movement NNE at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 988 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

13 Sep 2021 - 21:00 UTC ...NICHOLAS NOW MOVING NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD TOWARD THE CENTRAL TEXAS COAST... ...FLASH FLOODING, STORM SURGE, AND GUSTY WINDS OCCURRING ALONG PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL AND UPPER TEXAS COASTS... As of 4:00 PM CDT Mon Sep 13 the center of Nicholas was located near 27.4, -96.4 with movement NNE at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

13 Sep 2021 - 18:00 UTC ...NICHOLAS MOVING ERRATICALLY NORTHWARD JUST OFFSHORE THE SOUTHERN COAST OF TEXAS... ...FLASH FLOODING, DANGEROUS STORM SURGE, AND GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED ALONG PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHERN AND MIDDLE TEXAS COASTS TODAY... As of 1:00 PM CDT Mon Sep 13 the center of Nicholas was located near 26.9, -96.5 with movement N at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

13 Sep 2021 - 15:00 UTC ...NICHOLAS MOVING ERRATICALLY NORTHWARD JUST OFFSHORE THE SOUTHERN COAST OF TEXAS... ...FLASH FLOODING, DANGEROUS STORM SURGE, AND GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED ALONG PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHERN AND MIDDLE TEXAS COASTS TODAY... As of 10:00 AM CDT Mon Sep 13 the center of Nicholas was located near 26.4, -96.8 with movement N at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

13 Sep 2021 - 12:00 UTC ...NICHOLAS MOVING ERRATICALLY JUST OFFSHORE THE NORTHEASTERN COAST OF MEXICO... ...FLASH FLOODING, DANGEROUS STORM SURGE, AND GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED ALONG THE SOUTHERN TEXAS COAST TODAY... As of 7:00 AM CDT Mon Sep 13 the center of Nicholas was located near 25.4, -96.9 with movement NNW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

13 Sep 2021 - 9:00 UTC ...NICHOLAS FORECAST TO CAUSE FLASH FLOODING, DANGEROUS STORM SURGE AND GUSTY WINDS LATER TODAY... As of 4:00 AM CDT Mon Sep 13 the center of Nicholas was located near 25.5, -96.6 with movement NNW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

13 Sep 2021 - 6:00 UTC ...AIR FORCE RECONNAISSANCE PLANE FINDS THAT NICHOLAS IS CONTINUING TO STRENGTHEN... As of 1:00 AM CDT Mon Sep 13 the center of Nicholas was located near 25.1, -96.5 with movement NNW at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

13 Sep 2021 - 4:30 UTC ...NICHOLAS RE-FORMS TO THE NORTH AND STRENGTHENS... As of 11:30 PM CDT Sun Sep 12 the center of Nicholas was located near 24.8, -96.3 with movement NNW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

13 Sep 2021 - 0:00 UTC ...NICHOLAS MOVING LITTLE AT THIS TIME... ...EXPECTED TO HEAD FOR THE TEXAS COAST LATER TONIGHT AND MONDAY... As of 7:00 PM CDT Sun Sep 12 the center of Nicholas was located near 22.5, -95.5 with movement N at 2 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

12 Sep 2021 - 21:00 UTC ...NICHOLAS EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN AS IT MOVES TOWARD THE NORTHWEST GULF COAST... ...STORM SURGE WARNING AND HURRICANE WATCH ISSUED FOR A PORTION OF THE TEXAS COAST... As of 4:00 PM CDT Sun Sep 12 the center of Nicholas was located near 22.8, -95.5 with movement NNW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

12 Sep 2021 - 18:00 UTC ...NICHOLAS EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN AS IT MOVES NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO... As of 1:00 PM CDT Sun Sep 12 the center of Nicholas was located near 21.7, -95.5 with movement NNW at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

12 Sep 2021 - 15:00 UTC ...TROPICAL STORM NICHOLAS FORMS IN THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF MEXICO... ...TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS AND WATCHES ISSUED FOR THE COASTS OF NORTHEASTERN MEXICO AND TEXAS... As of 10:00 AM CDT Sun Sep 12 the center of Nicholas was located near 20.5, -94.8 with movement NNW at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

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