Winds picking up as Matthew gets closer to Vero Beach

Posted at 12:57 PM, Oct 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-06 12:57:20-04

In Vero Beach Thursday morning, conditions took a turn for the worse along the beach.

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Waves began to pound the beach as storm surge threatened the coast line.

A mandatory evacuation was issued in Indian River Countyfor barrier islands and mobile home parks.