Post-Tropical Cyclone Nestor moving inland

Weather

Nestor is now a post-tropical cyclone. It made landfall near St. Vincent Island, Florida on Saturday. Waves of heavy rain are tracking through Georgia.

The cloud shield is extending across much of the state. Light showers are tracking through Central Alabama, with light to moderate rainfall in East Alabama along the state line of Georgia.

As Nestor continue to track east, the rain will gradually come to an end and our skies will slowly clear this evening.

Maximum sustained winds are 45 miles per hour. This storm is rapidly weakening as it moves inland and interacts with land. Current motion is east-northeast at 23 mph.

Here’s the latest track:

From the National Hurricane Center:

STORM SURGE: Storm surge levels will continue to subside today and
tonight along the Gulf coast of Florida.

WIND: Tropical storm conditions are expected within the warning
area through this afternoon. The warning will likely be discontinued
later this afternoon.

Gale-force winds are expected to begin along portions of the
Atlantic coast of the southeastern United States later today and
tonight.

RAINFALL: Post-Tropical Cyclone Nestor is expected to produce total
rainfall accumulations of 2 to 4 inches this weekend across portions
of the southeast United States, with isolated maximum amounts of 8
inches.

TORNADOES: A few tornadoes are possible through this afternoon
over east-central Florida, and this afternoon and tonight over
coastal areas of Georgia and the Carolinas.

The Tropical Storm Warning has been discontinued west of the
Ochlockonee River, Florida, and south of the Suwanee River, Florida.

All Storm Surge Warnings have been discontinued.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for…

  • Ochlockonee River to Suwanee River Florida

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
occurring somewhere within the warning area.

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