Tropical Storm Nicholas Update, 9/13/21 @ 10:00 A.M
According to the US National Weather Service Lake Charles Louisiana, Tropical Storm Nicholas is forecast to make landfall on the middle Texas coast later today or tonight. There is a chance it could become a category one hurricane before landfall. Regardless of development, our region is expected to receive 5 to 10 inches of rain, with locally higher amounts possible. Citizens should expect to see street flooding during heavy periods of rain. Our region can expect to see flood conditions through Wednesday. Tides are expected to run 1 to 4 feet above normal in our region, with the higher values in southeast Texas. During high tides, minor coastal flooding is expected.
The City of Orange Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor Tropical Storm Nicholas and will post updates when available.
Citizens are encouraged to monitor local media sites and official social media outlets for current information.