Nicholas strengthens to hurricane ahead of Texas landfall

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Hurricane Nicholas made landfall in Texas before returning to a tropical storm but it's still doing a lot of damage to buildings bringing flooding to the area and widespread power outages wind gusts along the coast reached ninety five miles per hour just before Nicholas made landfall and now are around seventy five with sustained winds at forty cents camper Hosko meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Texas multiple trees down all along in these coastal counties we've had some gas stations with the awnings been blown over some groups have lost some of the metal sheeting on some of the smaller buildings next to it and extensive power outages from all of the the wind he's as dangerous storm surge and heavy rain is causing flooding which governor Greg Abbott warns about your life is the most important thing that you have be cautious forecasters now expect up to twelve inches of rainfall before Nicolas moves into Louisiana early tomorrow I'm Julie Walker

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