-Oriole Street in Milton

-Marshall Road (no through traffic) in Milton

On your journey to Birmingham, Alabama, at 11 a.m., Nate continues to be downgraded to some tropical depression within the latest report in the National Hurricane Center.

Around the forecast track, Nate’s center continuously move inland over the Deep South, Tennessee Valley and central Appalachian Mountain tops through Monday.

CHELCO crews labored during the night and morning with roughly 50 personnel, including contractors, and 40 vehicles deployed through the service area.

Before Nate sped past Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula late Friday and joined the Gulf, it drenched Guatemala with rains that left a minimum of 22 people dead. Nate did not approach the concentration of other recent hurricanes — Harvey, Irma and Maria — that left out dying and destruction during 2017’s extremely busy hurricane season.

Region able to escape catastrophic damage

A Tornado Watch is within effect over the region until 10 a.m. for Okaloosa, Walton, Santa Rosa, Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson and Washington counties.

Now located 95 miles east-southeast of Montgomery, Alabama, Nate continues barreling with the South on Sunday with rains and much more flooding expected, based on the 7 a.m. report in the National Hurricane Center.

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