Tropical Storm Nicholas has formed in the Gulf of Mexico and forecasts indicate it is headed to Texas. A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect from Port Aransas to High Island. A Storm Surge Watch is in effect from the Mouth of the Rio Grande to High Island. Landfall is expected late Monday to early Tuesday with a very slow motion across SE Texas through the end of the week. For the latest update from the National Hurricane Center visit https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/cyclones/. For hype-free forecasts from our area visit www.spacecityweather.com. League City's Emergency Operations Office is also working closely with the National Weather Service Houston-Galveston Office, which is based in League City. Visit them at https://www.weather.gov/hgx/
Rainfall amounts over the next three days are estimated to be around 5 to 10 inches, though isolated amounts of 15 inches or higher are possible. This could cause street flooding in neighborhoods, roadways, and highways, throughout our area. Never drive through a flooded roadway. Peak Storm Surge for Galveston Bay could reach two to four feet during high tide.