Nestor has now lost its tropical characteristics and has become a post tropical low pressure system. According to the National Hurricane Center, it is expected to continue a east northeast motion that will continue to move inland towards the Florida Panhandle as it makes it way offshore of the coast of North Carolina into the western Atlantic. However, it still has near 50 mph winds with higher gusts with little change in strength expected as it reaches the Florida Coast. Nestor is expected to produce up to 4 inches of rain across the southeast portion of the state, with isolated maximum amounts of up to 8 inches. There is also a few possible tornadoes in central and northern Florida. Governor Ron Desantis confirmed reports Saturday afternoon of tornado damage in Polk County and says that he will work with the state's emergency management team to survey the damage and help the affected areas. There is also reports of a semi trailer that overturned on I-4 that rolled over on top of an SUV with a family visiting from Illinois, but thankfully no one was hurt. There has also been significant damage to roofs and trees at the Twelve Oaks Mobile Home Park in Seminole County.
FBI toxicology reports ruled out foul play in the deaths of at least three U.S. tourists to the Dominican Republic, the State Department said Friday. >> Read more trending news The bureau assisted with the toxicology tests of three of at least nine Americans who fell ill and died while visiting the Caribbean destination earlier this year, CNN reported. Specifically, the FBI determined Nathaniel Holmes, Cynthia Day and Miranda Schaup-Werner each died of natural causes, findings consistent with those of Dominican Republic authorities, USA Today reported. Schaup-Werner, 41, of Pennsylvania, died in May at the Grand Bahia Principe in La Romana, with Dominican authorities attributing her death to a heart attack. Meanwhile, Holmes, 63, and Day, 49, were found dead in their shared hotel room at the Playa Nueva Romana resort. In that case, Dominican authorities ruled the Maryland couple died of respiratory failure and pulmonary edema, USA Today reported. A State Department official confirmed to CNN that relatives of the deceased have been notified of the FBI results and issued the following statement: “Our condolences and sympathy go out to the families during this difficult time.” USA Today reportedThe test results have also been shared with Dominican authorities and ruled out several potential causes of death for the Maryland couple, including methanol poisoning from tainted alcohol, USA Today reported.
Colorado authorities have arrested a man in connection with the gruesome Thursday morning discovery of an unidentified woman’s body inside a suitcase in a dumpster. >> Read more trending news Pueblo Police Sgt. Frank Ortega confirmed to KKTV Anthony Cuevas was taken into custody Friday evening and is expected to face a charge of first-degree murder. According to a news release issued by the Pueblo Police Department, Cuevas, 36, also faces a warrant for violating his parole. His wife, Melanie Ann Cuevas, also 36, was arrested on a criminal impersonation warrant. KKTV reported a suspect police now believe was Cuevas was caught on surveillance footage in the area of the dumpster about three hours before the woman’s body was found. In the video, the suspect can be seen taking the suitcase out of the car’s trunk and tossing it into the dumpster. Although the woman’s identity has not been made public, police have confirmed she had a very distinctive clown tattoo and was found wearing a U.S. Air Force T-shirt and M&M candy shorts, KMGH reported. Read more here and here.