Tropical Depression Nicholas Update - September 14th, 2021 10 PM
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Changes from previous update:
No significant changes. Nicholas continues to weaken over land and is now a depression.
If the current forecast holds, we are confident that minor impacts in the form of locally heavy rainfall, coastal flooding, and an isolated tornado will be experienced across portions of SE LA and S MS.
Rainfall of 5 to 10 inches is currently forecast. Locally higher amounts will be possible. The heaviest rainfall and highest rain rates of 2 to 3 inches per hour are currently expected on tonight through Wednesday night.
Expect ponding of water in low lying areas and some potential for localized flash flooding.
A few rises on area rivers into minor flood stage is currently expected.
Elevated tides are likely, especially tonight and tomorrow during the high tide cycle for most of coastal Southeast Louisiana and coastal Mississippi.
1 to 2 feet of inundation will be possible along immediate coastal areas.
Expect low-lying, coastal roads to be flooded and a few may become impassable.
The attached briefing highlights the threats associated with this system.
Additional Information and Resources:
NWS New Orleans Website: www.weather.gov/neworleans
NWS New Orleans DSS Website: http://www.weather.gov/lix/embrief
NWS New Orleans Tropical Page: https://www.weather.gov/srh/tropical?office=lix
River Gauges and Forecasts: http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lix
NWS New Orleans Facebook: www.facebook.com/NWSNewOrleans
NWS New Orleans Twitter: https://twitter.com/NWSNewOrleans
Online Severe Weather Reporting: https://www.weather.gov/lix/submit_storm_report
National Hurricane Center Website: https:///www.nhc.noaa.gov