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Hurricane Warning in effect ahead of Subtropical Storm Nicole. Track shifts slightly north.

Nicole 11-8 10a
National Hurricane Center

(WEST PALM BEACH, FL) — According to the National Hurricane Center Subtropical Storm Nicole is expected to become a category 1 Hurricane by Wednesday.

A Hurricane Warning is now in effect for Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast.

There have only been three hurricanes recorded in the month of November and the last one was in 1935.

The track of the storm has shifted north over night and is now taking aim at Daytona Beach with sustained winds of 45 mph.

A Hurricane warning is in effect for Northwestern Bahamas including the Abacos, Berry Islands, Bimini, and Grand Bahama Island.

A Hurricane Watch has been issued for the east coast of Florida from the Volusia/Brevard line to Hallandale Beach and Lake Okeechobee.

34 Florida counties including Palm Beach, Martin, Indian River and St. Lucie are now under a state of emergency.

St. Lucie County, Indian River County and Martin County schools will be closed Wednesday and Thursday as well as Friday which is Veteran’s Day.

Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade County Schools are monitoring the storm and will make a decision at a later time.