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: 556 PM EDT Sat May 26 2018

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34NM W Captiva FL

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...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

Synopsis: Weather conditions will deteriorate over the Gulf waters the remainder of today through Monday as subtropical storm Alberto moves north through the east-central Gulf of Mexico. Showers and isolated thunderstorms will continue to move over the waters for the next couple of days. Small craft operators are advised to remain in port until marine conditions improve early next week.

Tonight
tropical storm conditions expected. East winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around 40 knots then becoming southeast 35 to 40 knots with gusts to around 55 knots after midnight. Seas 10 to 14 feet. Widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Sunday
tropical storm conditions expected. South winds 30 to 35 knots with gusts to around 50 knots diminishing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots in the afternoon. Seas 12 to 16 feet. Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
South winds around 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Monday
South winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Numerous showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms. Scattered showers in the afternoon.
Monday Night
South winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Scattered showers in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms. Numerous showers after midnight.
Tuesday
South winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
South winds around 15 knots with gusts to around 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Wednesday
South winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Thursday
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 556 PM EDT Sat May 26 2018
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