Powerful winds and possible tornadoes from Tropical Storm Nestor battered parts of central and eastern Florida Friday night, creating potentially dangerous storm surge along the Florida Panhandle. Nestor weakened overnight but it's still packing sustained winds of 50 mph and could make landfall Saturday morning. It's putting communities still re-building after Hurricane Michael last year on edge as they prepare for more powerful weather. Hilary Lane reports.
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Forecasters are predicting that despite high winds, surging seas and heavy rain along the Gulf Coast, Tropical Storm Nester is not expected to morph into a hurricane, much to the relief of states in the storm's path that were more than 75 percent devastated by Hurricane Michael just last year.
Heavy rain from Tropical Storm Nestor was inundating portions of the Gulf Coast on Friday night, the National Hurricane Center. That could be good news for inland residents who endured a dry and hot September.