MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Tropical Storm Nestor is expected to bring rain to the Gulf Coast of Florida.
At 11 p.m., the center of the system was about 135 miles east southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River. The storm was moving to the northeast at 23 mph with 60 mph winds.
This general motion is expected to continue through Saturday.
A turn toward the east-northeast is expected to occur Sunday. On the forecast track, the center of Nestor will move inland over the Florida Panhandle on Saturday morning, and will then move across portions of the southeastern United States later Saturday and Sunday while it becomes a post-tropical cyclone.
Nestor is expected to move offshore of the coast of North Carolina into the western Atlantic by late Sunday.
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for…
* Navarre Florida to Yankeetown Florida
A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for…
* Indian Pass Florida to Clearwater Beach Florida