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Tropical Cyclones Nicholas are strengthening as they move toward the Texas coast, causing heavy rains, floods and power outages on coastal bends.
According to the National Meteorological Service Corpus Christi, Nicholas is now 100 miles from Port Alansus, Texas, and is moving north at about 12 miles per hour.
The storm is expected to land near Matagorda Bay on Monday night.
Tropical cyclone maximum sustained winds are 60 mph.
Tropical Cyclone Nicholas It is predicted that the intensity of the hurricane will approach the Texas coast from the end of Monday to the beginning of Tuesday. If it remains on the water. Hurricane surveillance remains effective in the northern region of Port Alansus.
The National Meteorological Service has also issued Tropical Cyclone Warnings, Storm Surge Warnings, Tropical Cyclone Water, Storm Water, and Flash Flood Monitoring. These are valid until Tuesday morning.
As many people in Corpus Christi, Rockport and Port Aranthus lost power, Coastal Bend residents and businesses began to feel the effects of the storm early Monday morning.
Monday 4:30 pm: Tropical Cyclone Nicholas is moving northeast towards the central east coast of Texas. Nicholas is 70 miles south of Port O’Connor and 85 miles south-southwest of Matagorda, according to the latest information at the National Hurricane Center at 4 pm.
The storm is expected to land along the central coast of Texas on Monday night, probably with the strength of a hurricane, and weaken as it travels over land on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Tornadoes can occur primarily along northern Texas.
Monday 4:00 pm: The city has closed Gulf Access Roads 2, 3, 3A, Newport Pass Road, Zan Road and Whitecap Boulevard due to large swells and continuous tide floods.
Pedestrian access will be available and visitors will be required to pay attention and monitor the Beach Flags warning system at www.facebook.com/CCBeaches/.
City crew will reassess beach conditions on Tuesday morning.
Monday 2:00 pm: According to city officials, Corpus Christi’s rainfall estimates have dropped from 4 inches to 6 inches to 1 inch to 2 inches.
The city will soon close six beach access roads. Storm surges still have a significant impact on storm surges, regardless of rainfall. The beach is expected to be flooded to a depth of 2-4 feet, causing dangerous driving conditions.
In Corpus Christi’s Midtown and northwest, about 600 households are not yet powered.
United Airlines and Southwest Airlines have canceled flights to and from Corpus Christi today.
So far, there have been no reports of floods in the streets or nearby in Corpus Christi. In addition, there are no reports of sanitary sewer overflows and no pet rescue requests.
All Texas Department of Transportation facilities are open.
All city operations are open, with the exception of COVID-19 related services in certain cities and counties.
Monday 12:44 pm: The Corpus Christi Regional Transport Authority said bad weather led to service detours, delays and confusion.
Routes 90, 94, 65, and 95 were not available. Route 12 is bypassed.
Monday 12:42 pm: TxDOT has announced that the Port Aranthus Ferry will continue to operate unless weather conditions make it dangerous or the US Coast Guard orders a suspension.
Monday 12:30 pm: The Nuesses County Public Health District has closed vaccination clinics, COVID-19 testing clinics, and regenerative infusion therapy clinics.
Richard M. Vochard Regional Fairgrounds’ State Rapid Injection Center remains open throughout the storm.
Monday 11:56 am: Published by Nueces County Judge Barbara Canales Declaration of regional disaster For the county.
11:51 am: Monday United Airlines and Southwest Airlines have canceled all flights to and from Corpus Christi International Airport for the next 24 hours.
Monday 11:44 am: The National Meteorological Service Corpus Christi reported that the storm was moving 100 miles south of Port Alansus at 12 mph. Nicholas will land near Matagorda Bay on Monday night. A storm can be a hurricane before landing.
Corpus Christi received 2.15 inches of rain at 10 am, Portland received 1.29 inches, Rockport received 1.14 inches, and Robstown received 1.03 inches.
Monday 11:39 am: An emergency rescue team in Nueces County responded to the Puckery Channel with a phone call saying that a kayak was knocked out of the kayak by a big wave. The kayaker was able to reach the shore.
Monday 11:11 am: The South Texas Museum of Art has announced that it will close on Tuesday and return to normal operation on Wednesday.
Museum staff are taking precautions to protect the building as part of the hurricane preparation plan. Employees will work remotely from noon today.
Monday 11:00 am: A tropical cyclone Nicholas is moving north at 12 miles per hour, according to a 10 am update from the National Meteorological Service Corpus Christi.
Surveillance and alerts remain in effect in South Texas. Jim Wells and Live Oak County have been removed from tropical cyclone warnings, and Kreberg has been removed from storm surge warnings.
This is a developing story. Check for updates on caller.com.
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