VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — Strong winds from Tropical Storm Nicole were pounding Volusia County early Thursday morning.
Nicole made landfall near Vero Beach around 3 a.m. Thursday as a Category 1 hurricane.
Hours after making landfall, Nicole’s rain bands were blasting through Central Florida.
The storm surge from Nicole started causing coastal erosion and structural damage throughout the day on Wednesday.
The extent of damage from Nicole is unknown until the storm passes and the sun comes out.
Several structures in Volusia County have been deemed structurally unsound due to previous damage from Hurricane Ian.
Channel 9 has crews in Volusia County working to cover the storm and will provide continuing coverage on Eyewitness News.
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