Subtropical Storm Alberto officially formed around 10 a.m. just off the Yucatán Peninsula in the northwestern Caribbean Sea, which means the system has picked up a noticeable rotation and kicked up winds topping 39 miles per hour.
As of 10 a.m. CDT Saturday Alberto was located about 20 miles south of the western tip of Cuba and was moving north at 10 mph. "The main impact will be heavy rains that could exacerbate rivers and areas prone to flooding". Subtropical Storm Alberto has formed near the Gulf of Mexico, and will track closer to the Gulf coast through the holiday weekend, sending widespread rain to the southeast.
A Tropical Storm Watch is now in place for portions of the northern Gulf Coast of the United States. It's also possible Alberto will transition into a more standard tropical storm. But yesterday, meteorologists at NOAA announced their expectation of a "near to above-normal" hurricane season.
Rain chances for South Florida are now at 80 percent Saturday night and Sunday afternoon.
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Subtropical storm Alberto will move into the Gulf over the weekend.
Conditions above the Gulf will become more favorable for some development through the weekend as this low moves slowly north-northwest toward the north-central Gulf Coast.
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The National Weather Service said a flash flood watch will be in effect fro, Saturday evening until Tuesday evening for southwestern Alabama, southeastern MS, and the western Florida Panhandle. If it stays to our east, we will still get very heavy rainfall, but it would be more spread out and generally lower totals overall.
We have a tropical storm watch and a storm surge watch in effect along the northern Gulf coast.
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The tropical threat comes earlier than usual. It will likely be a strong tropical storm or possibly a minimal hurricane at that time, as it taps into the warmer Gulf waters. Alberto started officially as a subtropical storm, a system that has some tropical characteristics but not all, and had 40-mph sustained wind as of the 1 p.m. weather briefing.