Tropical Storm Nicole maximum sustained winds decreased to 60 mph with higher gusts as the center of the storm shifted over central Florida, near Orlando, on Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service.
“Additional easing is forecast while Nicole moves over earth during next a day or two and the storm is likely to turn into a tropical depression over Georgia tonight or early Friday morning,” the National Meteorological Service said. in a public advisory. “Nicole is expected to merge with frontal border over Mid-Atlantic United States by Friday afternoon.”
tropical storm warning was terminated for east coast florida south of Jupiter.
tropical storm warning remains in effect for Jupiter, Florida to the South Santee River in South Carolina; for north of from Bonita Beach to Indian Pass, Florida; as well as for Lake Okeechobee in Florida. storm surge warning is in effect for Jupiter Bay in Florida to Altamaha Sound in Georgia; for mouth of the St. Johns River in Georgetown, Florida; as well as for from the Anklote River to the Okhlokoni River in Florida. There is a storm surge watch in effect for the Okhlokoni River to Indian Pass, Florida; as well as for From the Altamaha Sound in Georgia to the South Santee River in South Carolina, according to the National Weather Service.