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Posted on: September 13, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Nicholas Upgraded to Hurricane (10 pm 9/13 update)

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10 PM  9/13 UPDATE FROM NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

Nicholas has been upgraded to a Hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph. A Hurricane Warning is in effect from Port O'Connor to Freeport. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect from Freeport to Sabine Pass. A Storm Surge Warning is in effect from Port Aransas to Sabine Pass, including Galveston Bay. Landfall is expected overnight. 10pm updatePower outages are increasing throughout Galveston County. For the latest outage numbers, visit https://poweroutage.us/area/state/texas 

Rainfall totals continue to add up along Clear Creek and in other watersheds in our immediate area. For the latest rain gauge visit https://harriscountyfws.org. There are six gauges locate in League City. 

The League City Office of Emergency Management will remain fully staffed throughout the night with city crews on standby and ready to respond if necessary.

CITY FACILITIES AND SERVICES IMPACTED BY TROPICAL STORM NICHOLAS (updated 9/13 at 3:30 p.m.)

Closing Early Monday, Sep 13: City facilities are currently open, but will be closing at 5 p.m. on Monday, September 13. This includes the Helen Hall Library, the Hometown Heroes Recreation Center, and all City parks.

Late Open Tuesday, Sep 14: City facilities will open no earlier than 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 14. This includes City Hall, the City Hall Annex, the Municipal Courts building, Hometown Heroes Recreation Center, Helen Hall Library, and all City Parks. City administrators will reassess the situation on Tuesday morning to determine if this time needs to be adjusted.

Delayed Trash Service Tuesday: AmeriWaste is planning on collecting trach on Tuesday, September14, but will not start running crews until 11 a.m. There will be no recycling pickup.

Court Session Canceled: The session scheduled for Tuesday, September 14 at the League City Municipal Court has been canceled.

Senior Lunch Canceled: Senior Lunch Service at the Hometown Heroes Recreation Center has been canceled for Tuesday, September 14.

CITY PREPARATIONS (updated 9/13 at 5 p.m.)

Highwater vehicles are prepped and ready to go. If a high water rescue is needed, call 911 or LCPD Dispatch at 281-332-2566. 

To find the latest conditions visit http://traffic.houstontranstar.org/layers/
High water locations are posted at http://traffic.houstontranstar.org/roadclosures/#highwater 

If and when streets start flooding, please avoid them, and do not drive through or remove barricades. Believe it or not, roadways and streets are designed to "flood" and convey water away from your homes. It is alarming and concerning, but there is no reason to call 911 for street flooding. Instead, you can alert our staff regarding flooding roads and drainage problems at the numbers below.

  • Report Flooded Roads to City's Traffic and Transportation Department 281-554-1199
  • Report Drainage Problems to City's Streets and Storm Water Department 281-554-1086
  • Report Power Outages to Texas New Mexico Power 888-866-7456


 

Keep current with the weather by following:
National Hurricane Center
US National Weather Service Houston-Galveston Texas
Space City Weather

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