After making landfall in Florida, Nestor's remnants will track through the mid-Atlantic with rain, wind and rough seas from late Saturday through Sunday.
Northwestern Florida will bear the brunt of Nestor's high winds and storm surge as the system moves inland during the first part of Saturday.
The storm will then swiftly move northeastward along the Southeast coast through Sunday, weakening along the way.
"Nestor will pass close enough to the southern part of the mid-Atlantic region to bring rain and gusty winds Saturday night to Sunday morning," AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski said.
While the storm will be moving at a quick pace, enough rain is forecast to fall to cause localized flooding issues, especially in low-lying and poor drainage areas.
Widespread rainfall totals of 1-3 inches are forecast from the Carolinas through the Delmarva Peninsula.
An AccuWeather Local StormMax of 6 inches is most likely to occur over the eastern Carolinas and perhaps into southeastern Virginia.
Motorists will need to keep in mind that roadways will be extra slick where leaves have fallen and become wet.
How firmly dry air holds in place over the interior Northeast will determine the northern and western extent of Nestor's rain.
At this time, AccuWeather meteorologists expect some rain to reach the Interstate-95 cities of Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York City on Sunday. Airline delays can occur in these major hubs.
There is the potential for rain to brush southeastern New England by Monday, should Nestor track farther north than currently anticipated.
While Nestor will lose wind intensity as it tracks over land, winds can still pack a punch along the coast, gusting between 40-50 mph.
Trees that are sitting in saturated soil can be more susceptible to toppling amid such wind gusts.
Should trees fall on power lines, localized power outages will be possible.
The wind will churn up rough seas from the Carolinas to the upper mid-Atlantic coast at the end of the weekend.
An uptick in wave action will reach southeastern New England by Monday.
"Small craft operations should consider keeping their vessels in port on Sunday along the mid-Atlantic coast," Sosnowski said.
Cruise interests should also monitor Nestor's progress as it tracks off the Eastern Seaboard.
"During early next week, Nestor has a chance of being captured and pulled toward New England as a non-tropical storm approaches from the Midwest," Sosnowski said.
There will be a brief window Monday in the wake of Nestor and ahead of the non-tropical storm when drier weather will return to the mid-Atlantic and milder air will move into the Northeast.
However, the non-tropical storm is likely to bring a period of rain and thunderstorms to the Northeast from Tuesday to Wednesday of next week. This will occur even if Nestor fails to get pulled northward.