27 May 2018 - bulletin 363

Updated at 2050 GMT
Latest warnings for 01L

Sub-tropical storm Alberto / 01L
Warning 10 from NHC at 2100 GMT
Position 28.0N 85.2W
Location 120 miles S of Apalachicola, FL
Movement 005° (N) at 12 knots
Maximum sustained winds 45 knots gusting to 55 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 115 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Cuba, Florida, NE Gulf Coast
Minimum central pressure 994 mbar
Next warning from NHC at 0000 GMT

Alberto is moving north across the Gulf of Mexico, and will make landfall in a day from now, as a tropical cyclone. After making landfall, the system will proceed to dump large amounts of rain over the southeastern USA.

Regional warnings
A tropical storm WARNING is in force from Anclote River to the Mississippi / Alabama border
A storm surge watch is in force from Navarre FL to the the Mississippi / Alabama border, giving 2 to 4 feet of inundation above groundlevel
Rainfall totals:
Central Cuba: another 5 to 10 inches, totalling up to 20-25 inches.
The Florida panhandle into eastern Alabama and western Georgia: 4 to 8 inches, locally up to 12 inches.
The Florida Keys and south Florida: another 3 to 6 inches, totalling up to 10 inches.
Rest of the Florida peninsula: 1 to 4 inches.
Rest of the southeast U.S. from Tennessee to the Carolinas: 2 to 6 inches.

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