Named Storm Alberto - 2018
Alberto formed in the far western Caribbean from an upper level tropical low pressure area. This storm will be affecting coastal AND inland areas of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana over the next few days, as well as inland areas of Georgia, Tennessee and the Carolinas.
This is a slow moving storm system, so critical amounts of rainfall can be expected, producing lowlands flooding. Gusty winds can also be expected, causing tree damage and power outages in places. Some tornadoes may also be triggered by this storm.
Please monitor this situation carefully in local media and NOAA advisories. Use the link below for the NWS interactive map. Click on any area of interest for up to date watches, warnings and advisories. Take care and be safe.
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Tropical Storm Research Center, Gulf Shores, Alabama