Summary: Tropical Depression Nicholas will produce heavy rain over parts of the Central Gulf Coast through Friday causing numerous areas of flash flooding and stream/river flooding. Isolated to scattered severe storms is expected across parts of the northern Plains and Upper Midwest with damaging winds and large hail the main threats on Thursday. Additionally, two more tropical disturbances are developing in the Atlantic, one sitting near Bermuda and the other sitting off the coast of Africa; both are expected to strengthen over the next several days. Freight embargoes are in place for freight destined to areas affected by Ida and Nicholas. Advisories: Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida
Nicholas is now a post-tropical cyclone, lingering over Louisiana. Flash Flood Watches are in effect along the central Gulf Coast portions of southeast Louisiana, across southern Mississippi and Alabama, to the Florida Panhandle.
Environmental conditions are expected to remain conducive for development into a Tropical Depression of this system west-southwest of the Cabo Verde islands. The system is expected to move westward across the topical Atlantic over the next several days
Environmental conditions are conducive for development into a Tropical Depression, and is currently moving north-northwestward towards the southeast U.S. coast. Regardless of development, some impacts are expected along portions of the southeast and mid-Atlantic US coasts
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