28 May 2018 - bulletin 365

Updated at 1450 GMT
Latest warnings for 01L


NORTHERN ATLANTIC OCEAN
Sub-tropical storm Alberto / 01L
Warning 13 from NHC at 1500 GMT
Position 29.5N 85.8W
Location 50 miles S of Panama City, FL
Movement 360° (N) at 7 knots
Maximum sustained winds 50 knots gusting to 65 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 105 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Gulf Coast
Minimum central pressure 992 mbar
Next warning from NHC at 1800 GMT

Alberto is moving north across the Gulf of Mexico, and will make landfall later today. 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 Suwannee River to the Mississippi / Alabama border
A storm surge watch is in force from Mexico Beach to the Suwannee River, 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 1 to 4 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.
In Cuba, life-threatening flash floods and mudslides are possible. (Flash) Flooding is possible in the southeastern USA, including Florida.

A few brief tornadoes are possible from northern Florida into central / southern Georgia, southern South Carolina and southeastern Alabama

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
NORTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 0200 GMT
System 94A
Position 10.7N 71.9E
Location 260 miles W of Cochin, India
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is LOW

System 95B
Position 14.2N 89.2E
Location 430 miles SSW of Yangon, Myanmar
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is LOW

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