Kid Rock’s house one of several at risk as ocean eats away Florida coast

February 15, 2024

By Jesse Ferrell, AccuWeather

February 15, 2024

Incredible video emerged this week showing severe erosion of homes in Jupiter Inlet Colony in Jupiter, Florida, north of Palm Beach. About 70% of the county’s 47 miles of coastline is considered “critically eroded,” according to Palm Beach Country’s Department of Environmental Resources Management. 

Properties threatened include homes belonging to musician and singer Kid Rock and Conair heiress Babe Rizzuto, according to the Palm Beach Post. Rock’s house, valued at $5.6 million, is seen in the video with a checkerboard tile patio. Rizzuto’s house is three homes to the left, featuring a triangular pool, and is currently for sale for $22 million.

While El Niño does contribute to stormier weather across Florida during winter, a particular weather pattern emerged in January that can likely be assigned the most blame for this erosion, AccuWeather Lead Long-Range Expert Paul Pastelok said.

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