A Davey Tree Expert Company employee cuts off a limb of a tree took out all three phases of power along SE 5th and SE 9th Avenue in downtown Ocala as Hurricane Nicole, which was downgraded to a tropical storm, cut power to more than 10 homes according Ocala Electric Utility workers Thursday Nov.10, 2022. Workers with Davey Tree Expert Company were contracted to remove the fallen tree.

Michael Sill, who is homeless, huddles under a plastic sheet while trying to stay dry in the rain from Tropical Storm Nicole Thursday morning, Nov. 10, 2022 in Tuscawilla Park in Ocala, Fla. Still braved Hurricane Nicole over night under the oak tree with his belongings surrounding him because there was no where for him to stay he said. As the storm passed over the peninsula of Florida, it was downgraded to a tropical storm. Marion County received heavy rain and strong winds at time.

Vehicles drive through a flooded street after Hurricane Nicole came ashore on Nov. 10, 2022 in Fort Pierce, Fla.

Crews from the City of Jacksonville Public Works department put up road closed signs after they were blown down Thursday morning where they warned motorists about flooding across San Marco Blvd. at Lasalle St. as Jacksonville feels the effects of Tropical Storm Nicole as it makes its way Northwest through central Florida Thursday, November 10, 2022.

William Taylor braved the rain and winds of Hurricane Nicole as he made his way through Tuscawilla Park Thursday morning Nov. 10, 2022.

Sandbags are distributed at Mills Pond Park in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 ahead of subtropical storm Nicole. Bags will be limited to six per car, proof of residency is required, bring your own shovel, while supplies last from 7am to 7pm.

Winds blow an umbrella inside-out as guests leave the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, as conditions deteriorate with the approach of Hurricane Nicole. All 4 Disney parks in Central Florida closed early Wednesday because of the impending storm.

'Unprecedented' structural damage along Florida coastline

John Coppola and Mike Ryle with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office braved rough waves and wind to rescue Robert Shufelt. He has lived on a boat in Cocoa for 14 years, and had three anchors down for Hurricane Nicole, but his boat still broke loose, sending him northward and in the middle of the Indian River. The Coast Guard sent a helicopter, and Cocoa Police and fire were on the scene, but BCSO was able to get to the man first.