The storm surge from Tropical Storm Nicole breached parts of the east-central Florida coast on Wednesday, November 9, prompting high-water rescues, according to the Martin County Sheriff.
County officials announced voluntary evacuations, specifically for people living in low-lying areas, as Nicole approached.
Video posted by Coastal Property Management Stuart Florida (@CoastalPropMgt) on Wednesday shows seawater rushing toward a home in Stuart.
The National Weather Service reported that the storm was expected to strengthen into a Category 1 hurricane as it made landfall in Florida Wednesday night. Credit: Coastal Property Management Stuart Floirda (@CoastalPropMgt) via Storyful