News item on Tropical Storm Nicholas


Issued by: Patricia Weeks

Nicholas moving erratically Northward just offshore the Southern Coast of Texas.

At 11a.m edt, the center of Tropical Storm Nicholas was located near latitude 26.4° North and longitude 96.8° West or about 45 miles Northeast of the Rio Grande.

Nicholas is moving towards the North near 12 mph/

Maximum sustained winds are near 60 pmh with higher gusts.

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