SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – Nicole made landfall Thursday morning along the east coast of Florida as a Category one hurricane.
Since then, the system has weakened back into a tropical depression.
Heavy rain from Nicole is overspreading the Carolinas and Georgia.
The forecast track for Tropical Storm Nicole brings the storm back over the Gulf of Mexico before it turns northward through Georgia and into the western Carolinas as a tropical depression.
Some of the heaviest rain in the Upstate should fall between noon and 4 p.m. Friday. The system is expected to be out of the Upstate around 7 p.m. Friday.
Rain totals will be anywhere from an inch to two inches in the Upstate and two to three inches of rain in the mountains.
The entire area is also under a wind advisory from 7 p.m. Thursday to 7 p.m. Friday. Winds could gust as high as 40 miles per hour or 50 miles per hour in higher mountain elevations.