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VIDEOS, PHOTOS: This is what people are seeing around the Houston area due to Tropical Storm Nicholas

Weather moving into Wharton on Sept. 13, 2021.
Weather moving into Wharton on Sept. 13, 2021. (Amber/Click2Pins/KPRC 2)

HOUSTON – Nicholas became a hurricane overnight before being downgraded back to a tropical storm. While the brunt of the storm has occurred in the dark, overnight hours, KPRC 2 Insiders and viewers have still been able to share images of the storm’s impact where they live. KPRC 2 crews are also surveying damage as they drive around our coastal communities Here are some of the images we are seeing that caught our attention.

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This video shows a down tree in the roadway on Highway 36 in Cedar Lane.

KPRC is watching for storm damage as Hurricane Nicholas makes landfall
KPRC is watching for storm damage as Hurricane Nicholas makes landfall

This picture from SH 87 in Galveston County was posted around 10:15 p.m.

Galveston County OEM reports SH 87 is nearly impassable in some areas Monday night. (kprc)

At 10 p.m., this is what it looks like in Galveston County

Galveston County experiencing gusty winds as Hurricane Nicholas nears landing
Galveston County experiencing gusty winds as Hurricane Nicholas nears landing

Almost no vehicles were on the roads in Galveston on Monday evening - this video from KPRC 2′s Rose-Ann Aragon

At 10 p.m., this is what it looks like in Matagorda County

Wind gusts over 80MPH
Wind gusts over 80MPH

More from Matagorda County, this courtesy KPRC 2′s Keith Garvin

This is the view from KPRC 2′s Bill Spencer trying to return from Surfside Beach in Brazoria County

These are two video clips from a resident’s garage on Monday evening from Winnie in Chambers County

This is the view on a wet evening in League City, courtesy KPRC 2′s Brandon Walker

In Pasadena, this was the scene, courtesy KPRC 2′s Michael Lopardi

TS Nicholas rolling into Wharton
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TS Nicholas rolling into Wharton

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About the Author:

Amanda Cochran is an Edward R. Murrow award-winning journalist. She specializes in Texas features, social media news and local crime.