Alberto will pose a variety of Hazards for the South over the Memorial Day Weekend

Subtropical Storm Alberto is slowly moving through the northwestern Caribbean Sea. Tropical Storm-force winds and storm surge possible along the north-central Gulf Coast later this weekend. Regardless of the track, heavy rainfall and flooding is possible in the Southeast over the weekend and into next week. Swells from Alberto will create dangerous surf and rip currents along the Gulf Coast.
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Last Update: 411 PM CDT Sat May 26 2018

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...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...
Synopsis: Subtropical Storm Alberto lifts northward over the southeast Gulf this weekend and bends northwest towards the coastal waters by early in the upcoming week. Alberto brings strong winds and high seas to the local marine area. Please refer to the latest forecast track from the National Hurricane Center.

Tonight
Southeast winds 13 to 18 knots becoming east. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight.
Sunday
tropical storm conditions possible. Northeast winds 18 to 23 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots. Seas around 7 feet building to around 9 feet. Dominant wave period 10 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
tropical storm conditions expected. Northeast winds 25 to 30 knots increasing to around 40 knots. Seas 9 to 11 feet. Showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
tropical storm conditions expected. Northeast winds around 50 knots becoming northwest around 55 knots. Seas around 13 feet building to around 20 feet. Showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
tropical storm conditions possible. West winds around 45 knots becoming south around 35 knots. Seas around 17 feet subsiding to around 13 feet. Showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas around 12 feet subsiding to around 10 feet. Dominant wave period 8 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Wednesday
Southwest winds 8 to 13 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Wednesday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday
South winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 411 PM CDT Sat May 26 2018
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