A creeping tropical depression Nicholas threatens to cause dangerous flash floods along the central Gulf Coast over the next days, including in Louisiana, which is still devastated by the devastation of the Hurricane Ida . Nicholas was dropping heavy rain Wednesday morning in parts of Louisiana,Mississippi, Alabama and the Florida enclave after making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane early Tuesday in Texas. Tropical Depression Nicholas slowing at a breakneck pace and threatening to dump up to 20 inches in parts of Louisiana and other Gulf Coast states Centered Wednesday morning near the Texas-Louisiana and only moving at 3 mph, Nicholas was expected to continue raining in those same places potentially until Friday. About 3 to 6 inches tallAdditional rain could fall over south-central and southeastern Louisiana, southern Mississippi, southern Alabama and the Florida Panhandle from Wednesday to Friday, on The US Weather Forecast Center said . This is in addition to the 2 to 5 inches that this storm dumped on southern Louisiana before Wednesday. Read more Life-threatening flash flood impacts, especially in urban areas, are possible along the central Gulf Coast, the forecasting center says. TRACER NICOLAS Vigils Flash flooding was in effect Wednesday morning along the Louisiana Gulf Coast - including the New Orleans area - to the Fl PanhandleLouisiana has yet to fully restore power after Ida, a Category 4 storm, made landfall on August 29. said Tuesday. Utility crews replace destroyed utility poles on Tuesday by Hurricane Ida in Pointe-aux-Chenes, Louisiana. Power restoration efforts in Louisiana are underway, but Nicholas could delay progress, said an electricity supplier. Heavy rains and strong winds will be the main impacts crossing eastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana, Entergy Louisiana warned Tuesday. The company had restored power to 91% of its customers in Louisiana and in Mississippi, with full restoration in areas that have suffered most of the expected Ida floodingSeptember 29, he said. As of Wednesday morning, more than 68,000 homes and businesses were still without power in Louisiana, according to PowerOutage.us > Des Nicholas storm clouds are seen on Tuesday behind homes destroyed by Hurricane Ida in Pointe-aux-Chenes, Louisiana. Ida and the conditions that followed are responsible for at least 29 deaths in Louisiana, on latest death being announced Tuesday by Gov. John Bel Edwards. Excessive heat is responsible for 13 deaths, while six people have died from carbon monoxide poisoning, he said. Houstonians warned stay home in the middle of Nicholas Texans were cleaning up after Nicholas arrived ashore with winds of 75 mph early Tuesday near the eastern part of the Matagorda Peninsula, about 10 miles west-southwest of Sargent Beach, Texas. Nicholas drenched Houston, spilling over 6 inches of rain since Sunday, the National Weather Service said. Almost 10 inches of rain fell in Deer Park, Texas. As of Wednesday morning, more than 123,000 Texas homes and businesses were in the dark, according to PowerOutage.us. After the heavy rains, Houston officials asked residents to stay in their homes on Tuesday evening as efforts to clean up and restore power are underway.