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Nestor Bringing Impacts to the Southeast; Strong Cold Front in the West

Post-tropical Storm Nestor will produce heavy rain with the potential for flash flooding, storm surge up to 4 feet, strong winds, and severe thunderstorms over Florida and parts of the Southeast. In the West, a cold front will produce mountain snow and strong winds. Fire weather threats remain critical in portions of southern California, the Great Basin, and High Plains. Read More >

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