MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Nicholas is expected to strengthen as it heads for the Gulf Coast.
According to forecasters at the National Hurricane Center, Miami, heavy rains and flooding could be expected in coastal areas of Texas and Mexico.
For the coast of Texas, tropical storm warnings were issued.
Storm total rainfall is possible in parts of southwest Louisiana and Texas from Sunday to mid-week.
Rainfall amounts of 2-5 inches are possible in the eastern parts of Mexico’s state of Tamaulipas.