Author: Kate Looney

Hurricane Nicole

Hurricane Nicole: How a minimal, late-season hurricane caused devastating beach erosion along Florida’s northeastern coast

Hurricane Nicole made landfall just south of Vero Beach, Florida in the early hours of Thursday, November 10th as a rare, late-season Category 1 hurricane with sustained winds estimated at 75mph. Significant beach erosion was observed hundreds of miles away from landfall, well up into the Daytona and Jacksonville areas.  So how did a relatively…

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