UPDATE: NHC has designated this as Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen -- boils down to it's not quite a depression yet.
The City of New Orleans has declared a State of Emergency due to potential tropical cyclone sixteen, and the partial hotel collapse.
Sand and sandbags are being offered for FREE to residents in several NWFL counties ahead of Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen. Click here to get the locations:
11 AM UPDATE: Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen remains below tropical storm levels, but is expected to intensify and make landfall later today. This system will likely bring us rain and some wind by Saturday night. #vawx
Noon time information of Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen for north Florida and southeast Georgia. Bottom line is impacts are expected to be very similar to a winter time type storm moving across the area. #jaxwx #flwx #gawx #nwsjax
'Whether this is rain with a name or rain without a name, we're still looking at the same impacts.' @amandahollywx talks about what to expect from Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen: #TrackingTheTropics
Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen has formed in the southwest Gulf of Mexico. The latest forecast calls for this storm to become Tropical Storm Nestor as it moves generally northeastward over the next couple of days. Stay tuned to the latest forecasts from @NHC_Atlantic
The @NWSNHC has initiated advisories on Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen. Impacts to SE Texas, if any, will be limited to increased tides and seas. The system is expected to track well to our east. #txwx #houwx