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: 458 PM CDT Sat May 26 2018

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27NM S Gulfport MS

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Synopsis: Subtropical Storm Alberto will move into the northeastern Gulf late Sunday and inland Monday afternoon. Conditions will be deteriorating in the northeast Gulf throughout the day Sunday, with maximum wind and sea states occurring Sunday night and Monday before easing Tuesday.

Tonight
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Seas building to 3 to 5 feet with occasional waves to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds after midnight. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Sunday
tropical storm conditions possible. Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots rising to 25 to 30 knots in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early in the morning. Chance of showers in the afternoon. Slight chance of thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
tropical storm conditions possible. Northeast winds 25 to 30 knots. Gusts up to 40 knots in the evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet with occasional waves to 8 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
tropical storm conditions possible. North winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Waves or seas subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds in the afternoon. Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms.
Monday Night
tropical storm conditions possible. Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers through the night.
Thursday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
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Last Update: 458 PM CDT Sat May 26 2018
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