Lowcountry weather as Subtropical Storm Alberto makes landfall

Flood watch in effect for South Florida as Subtropical Storm Alberto heads north

On Sunday there will likely be two areas where rain is more likely this afternoon in Central Alabama, with the earliest chance in Northwest Alabama and later in areas to the south and east.

Alberto is expected to hold its current strength. but very little additional strengthening is likely before coming ashore across the U.S. east central Gulf coast.

Rain chances remain high for most of the coming week, although there will be a slight diminishing of the rain possibilities as the tropical air mass finally moves north.

Up to 25 centimetres of rain is expected to be dumped along affected areas in eastern Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, western Tennessee and the western Florida Panhandle.

Though the Atlantic hurricane season doesn't officially start until Friday, Alberto has become the first named storm this year, throwing disarray into long holiday weekend plans up and down Florida's Gulf Coast.

On the forecast track, the center of Alberto will move over the northern Gulf of Mexico Sunday night and approach the northern Gulf Coast in the warning area on Monday. Risky surf and rip current conditions were also likely to occur.

Please be prepared for possible areas of flooding and loss of electricity. "We're expecting mostly dry conditions overnight except the northern part of Southeast Georgia will have some showers that linger in the overnight hours", Kennedy said.

Flood watch in effect for South Florida as Subtropical Storm Alberto heads north
Alberto brings little rain to Volusia/Flagler area

Gulf Coast residents should "take this storm seriously", the National Weather Service said on Sunday as Subtropical Storm Alberto drove north through the Gulf of Mexico, threatening heavy rains and winds to the southern coastal states. With a tropical storm, the maximum winds and strongest thunderstorms sit close to the center of the storm.

"Western Florida and the Gulf Coast of Florida will be in line for some possible tropical storm conditions over the next couple days", said Moss. If we see a bit over an inch of rain before the end of the month, we will crack into the top ten of wettest months ever.

Winds of 40 mph extend outward up to 115 miles from the center.

The system might actually reduce some of the potential rainfall that was already expected to affect the area Monday and Tuesday, Wolf said.

Alberto should push through the region by Monday evening, said, Corless said.

"Instead of the more widespread rain that we saw on Sunday, were looking more at scattered thunderstorms for today (Monday), mostly in the afternoon", he said.

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