WATCH: Video shows shows flooding along Indian River in Titusville

Video submitted to News 6 by Carolyn Thorndyke-Sonnamaker

Video from South Titusville along Indian River. Credit Carolyn Thorndyke-Sonnamaker

TITUSVILLE, Fla. – As Hurricane Ian lashes Florida, the heavy downpours are causing flooding across the state.

Video submitted to News 6 by Carolyn Thorndyke-Sonnamaker shows flooding in south Titusville along the Indian River.

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Thorndyke-Sonnamaker reported that the river jumped its banks, flooding a nearby parking lot.

Brevard County is expected to experience the strongest winds from the storm by 5 a.m. Thursday, according to News 6 meteorologists. The county may also see up to 10 inches of rain and strong rip currents from the storm.

Ian approached Florida as a powerful Category 4 hurricane, producing severe storm surge and winds, and later reached land at Cayo Costa on the southwest coast at 3:05 p.m. ET.

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Thomas Mates is a digital storyteller for News 6 and He also produces the podcast Florida Foodie. Thomas is originally from Northeastern Pennsylvania and worked in Portland, Oregon before moving to Central Florida in August 2018. He graduated from Temple University with a degree in Journalism in 2010.