Living With Climate Change
Last Updated: Sept. 13, 2021 at 9:34 p.m. ET
First Published: Sept. 13, 2021 at 9:33 p.m. ET
A car speeds through a flooded street ahead of the Tropical Storm Nicholas in Galveston, Texas. A hurricane watch is in effect as Tropical Storm Nicholas is expected to make landfall later Monday night.
Tropical Storm Nicholas is making its way toward Texas and Louisiana, threatening to drench the region for much of the week, as inland flooding and tornado risks remain a hallmark of another busy storm season and climate change in general. Having slowed to a near standstill in the Gulf of Mexico, Nicholas could strengthen significantly. A hurricane watch is in effect from Port Aransas to San Luis Pass, Texas, the National Hurricane Center said, meaning hurricane conditions — with sustained winds of at least 74 mph — are possible…