First Alert Forecast: Nestor remnants early Sunday with drier conditions prevailing

Clouds have continued to increase through this afternoon, as Post-Tropical Cyclone Nester moves ENE toward the Cape Fear Region. The system will continue to weaken, and the remnants from the storm will move through the area late tonight through midday Sunday.

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