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ABC Action News is tracking Post-Tropical Cyclone Nestor

All watches, warnings expired
Posted at 6:19 AM, Oct 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-19 17:45:32-04

Post-Tropical Cyclsone Nestor: The Latest

  • Maximum Sustained Winds: 40 MPH
  • Location: 10 miles east of Tallahassee, Florida
  • Present Movement: northeast at 23 mph

The National Hurricane Center said in their 5 p.m. update that Post-Tropical Cyclone Nestor will move across portions of the southeastern United States Saturday night and Sunday. The cyclone is expected to move offshore of the coast of North Carolina into the western Atlantic by late Sunday. They say no more advisories will be issued on the storm.

As of 12:30 p.m., all watches and warnings in the Tampa Bay Area have expired.

The National Weather Service issued a significant weather advisory for Highlands County until 12:15 p.m., with gusts of 40 to 50mph possible from Nestor.

Tropical Storm Nestor is now a Post-Tropical Cyclone, the National Hurricane Center said in their 11 a.m. update.

All Tampa Bay area counties are under a tornado watch through 12 p.m. Saturday.

A Flood Advisory has been issued for Pinellas County until 7:45 a.m.

ABC Action News is live tracking the storm.

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"Nestor is expected to produce total rainfall accumulations of 2 to 4 inches this weekend across portions of the southeastern United States, with isolated maximum amounts of 8 inches."

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