MIAMI, Fla. (Newsource) – Subtropical Storm Nicole is forecast to get stronger and become a category one hurricane late Wednesday.
Florida Governor Ron Desantis declared a state of emergency for 34 counties ahead of the storm’s impact.
The National Hurricane Center has a Hurricane Watch in effect along Florida’s East Coast from the Volusia-Brevard County area through Hallandale Beach.
Among the areas potentially affected: Cape Canaveral, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach.
Florida residents have been warned they could see heavy rain and destructive winds over the next few days. Other parts of Florida and Eastern Georgia are under a storm surge watch.