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Photos: Tropical Storm Nicole makes landfall in Florida

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Tropical Storm Nicole pounded Florida’s eastern beaches Thursday, tumbling several seaside homes into the ocean as the sprawling storm saturated parts of the state still recovering from Category-4 Ian a month ago.

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Nov. 10 | Daytona Beach, Fla.

Homes are seen partially toppled onto the beach after Nicole came ashore.

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Nov. 10 | Daytona Beach, Fla.

Danny Sonn, left, and Warren Hoganson help homeowner Nina Lavigna salvage what she can from her home after it toppled onto the beach.

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Nov. 10 | Daytona Beach, Fla.

Danny Sonn, left, and Warren Hoganson help homeowner Nina Lavigna salvage what she can from her home.

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Nov. 10 | Vero Beach, Fla.

People walk by a closed down damaged boardwalk following the passage of Nicole.

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Ricardo Arduengo/Reuters

Nov. 10 | Altamonte Springs, Fla.,

A Christmas tree lies on its side from Nicole at Crane's Roost.

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Orlando Sentinel/AP

Nov. 10 | Melbourne, Fla.

A damaged gas station is seen following the passage of Nicole.

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Ricardo Arduengo/Reuters

Nov. 10 | Vero Beach, Fla.

An aerial view of a flooded street.

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Ricardo Arduengo/Reuters

Nov. 10 | Daytona Beach, Fla.

A truck is driven through a flooded street.

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Nov. 10 | Daytona Beach, Fla.

Members of the Daytona Beach Fire Department walk through flood water searching for people that may need help.

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Nov. 10 | Pompano Beach, Fla.

Roberto Dawson, a maintenance man for the Waterbury Condominium clears out the drain after the parking garage was flooded due to Nicole.

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel/AP

Nov. 10 | Daytona Beach Shores, Fla.

A man uses his phone to take photos of a destroyed walkway to the beach after Nicole makes landfall.

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Marco Bello/Reuters

Nov. 10 | Daytona Beach Shores, Fla.

A destroyed walkway to the beach is seen.

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Marco Bello/Reuters

Nov. 10 | Daytona Beach Shores, Fla.

Waves crash into a beachfront house.

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Marco Bello/Reuters

Nov. 10 | Vero Beach, Fla.

A woman walks in a flooded driveway after Nicole's landfall.

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Nov. 10 | Daytona Beach Shores, Fla.

Debris and sea foam are seen at the Dunlawton Boulevard beach access.

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Marco Bello/Reuters

Nov. 10 | Daytona Beach Shores, Fla.

Waves crash into a Volusia County building.

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Marco Bello/Reuters

Nov. 9 | Hollywood, Fla.

Police patrol the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk as conditions deteriorate with the approach of Hurricane Nicole.

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Wilfredo Lee/AP

Nov. 9 | Daytona Beach, Fla.

A car drives through a flooded street ahead of the expected arrival of Nicole.

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Marco Bello/Reuters

Nov. 9 | Jensen Beach, Fla.

People brave rain and heavy winds.

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Rebecca Blackwell/AP

Nov. 9 | Hobe Sound Beach, Fla.

A dog stands in the wind.

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Nov. 9 | Miami Beach

A man retrieves beach furniture that was pulled by a strong tide.

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Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post

Nov. 9 | Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

A gust of wind blows a guest's rain poncho on a ferry headed to the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World.

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Orlando Sentinel/AP

Nov. 9 | Cocoa Beach, Fla.

Waves break on the Cocoa Beach Pier as Nicole makes its presence felt.

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Orlando Sentinel/AP

Nov. 9 | Fort Pierce, Fla.

A police car blocks the entrance to the Inlet State Park before the expected arrival of Nicole.

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Ricardo Arduengo/Reuters

Nov. 9 | Jensen Beach, Fla.

People walk along the oceanfront at Jensen Beach Park, where waves were reaching the dune's edge as conditions deteriorated with the approach of Nicole.

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Rebecca Blackwell/AP

Nov. 9 | Fort Pierce, Fla.

A boarded-up business is seen before the expected arrival of Nicole.

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Ricardo Arduengo/Reuters

Nov. 9 | Daytona Beach, Fla.

Men fill up sandbags ahead of Nicole.

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Marco Bello/Reuters

Nov. 9 | Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Winds blow an umbrella inside-out as guests leave the Magic Kingdom.

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Orlando Sentinel/AP

Nov. 9 | Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Guests leave the Magic Kingdom as conditions deteriorate with the approach of Nicole. All four Disney parks in central Florida closed early Wednesday because of the impending storm.

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Orlando Sentinel/AP

Nov. 8 | Miami Beach

Rain and heavy clouds send beachgoers scrambling.

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Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post

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Credits

Photo editing and production by Troy Witcher; Text by Lori Rozsa, Christian Davenport and Barbara Liston