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Nicholas makes landfall as hurricane; 2 tropical waves could develop this week

Posted at 5:41 AM, Sep 14, 2021

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Nicholas made landfall at 12:30 a.m. on the eastern part of the Matagorda Peninsula as a Category 1 storm with winds of 75 mph. As of 5 a.m. Nicholas is still a tropical storm again and will move towards Louisiana tomorrow dumping heavy rainfall as it continues a slow path to the east.

A wave coming off the coast of Africa has a high chance of development.

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An area of low pressure is expected to form north of the Bahamas and some development is possible as it moves north.