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Nicholas lands in Texas as Category 1 hurricane, causes power outages across the coast


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Hurricane Nicholas makes landfall in Texas: more than 200,000 in state without power

Hurricane Nicholas made landfall near Sargent Beach, Texas on Tuesday morning – threatening to bring up to 18 inches of rain and flooding to parts of the state and Louisiana, according to the National Hurricane Center. storm surges were underway, the NHC said, confirming just before 2 a.m. that the Category 1 hurricane had hit the state. Nearly 200,000 customers had lost power in Texas by 3:30 a.m., according to utility tracking site poweroutage.us.Get