Heavy rain moves east
Nicholas has continued to weaken and is now down to 40 mph sustained winds with gusts still recorded of 50 mph as of the 4 pm advisory. The forward movement has increased by 1mph and turned more toward the east. It is now moving in an ENE direction.
The forecast track still keeps “Nichols in the region tonight and close to the Texas-Louisiana border by Wednesday morning. The continued uncertainty of the forecast from there is indicated by the circle at the end of the cone. It means as of right now the expectation is for “Nicholas” to in essence rain itself out over Central Louisiana through the next several days as a remnant low.
With our exclusive partnership with Harris County Flood Control District, you can see there are a few areas that are close to flood concerns. The areas in yellow and red are spots along the creek where the water is either near its bankfull or has gone over the top of the bank and is causing some ongoing flooding.
A closer look shows two channels still indicating a red, flooding likely, condition. But a closer look also indicates that while those areas were indicated as out of the bank, they were in a falling trend which means it is just a relatively short matter of time before all areas will be back in their banks. You can get all of this information as well by downloading https://www.click2houston.com/floodtracker/
You can also download Frank’s Free Weather App to your phone and receive flood alerts specific to your area. Please stay informed and remember to Turn Around, Don’t Drown!