Heavy Rain in Port Arthur as Hurricane Nicholas Downgraded

Hurricane Nicholas was downgraded to a tropical storm by the National Hurricane Center in the early morning of September 14 after reaching the Texas coast.

Nicholas made landfall as a hurricane in Matagorda, bringing maximum sustained winds of 75 mph and a “dangerous” storm surge.

Around 360,000 customers were without power in Texas, according to poweroutage.us.

Video posted by Andy McCall shows heavy rain in Port Arthur.

The storm was set to bring heavy rainfall and life-threatening flooding to the upper Texas coast, Louisiana, southern Mississippi, and far southern Alabama, the National Hurricane Center said. Credit: Andy McCall via Storyful

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