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Nicole: Snails, vegetation appear as Lake Monroe crests over wall in Sanford

SANFORD, Fla. — Channel 9′s Q McCray has been keeping an eye on conditions in areas of Seminole County, including at Sanford’s Lake Monroe.

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Early Thursday, he watched as water crested over the lake wall along West Seminole Boulevard near Sanford City Hall.

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Before Hurricane Ian hit in late September, McCray noted that water levels in Lake Monroe appeared to be 3 to 4 feet below its retaining wall.

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Now, as Tropical Storm Nicole compounds issues brought on by Ian, vegetation from the lake is turning up on walkway around Lake Monroe.

And that’s not the only thing McCray discovered on the Sanford sidewalk — take a look at all the snails that washed up overnight!

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Q McCray, WFTV.com

Q McCray is an award-winning general assignment reporter.