Tropical Storm Nicole bears down on the Bahamas, Florida


Tropical storm Nicole bears down on The Bahamas forecast to become a hurricane as it heads to Florida Evacuation orders in effect on Florida's east coast from Palm Beach to Daytona Beach including Mar-a-Lago and Kennedy Space Center which is delaying the moon rocket launch The national hurricane center's Daniel Brown We're not expecting this to get the much stronger than category one hurricane But because the system is so large really almost the entire east coast of Florida except the extreme southeast part and the keys is going to receive tropical storm force winds over the next 12 to 24 hours He says Nicole's winds are already 70 mph and increasing rainfall from three to 5 feet is forecast also life threatening storm surge with the storm surge amounts as high as three to 5 feet I'm Julie Walker

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