Subtropical Storm Alberto forms over Caribbean Sea

Tropical depression formation expected Saturday

Subtropical Storm Alberto forms over Caribbean Sea

Now spinning off of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, forecasters named the subtropical storm "Alberto", which is the first of 21 names the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has on its list of possible storm names for the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. Subtropical storms have cooler centers than tropical storms, but they can eventually develop into tropical storms and then into hurricanes.

The Memorial Day weekend in Texas, however, should be mostly hot and dry.

The National Hurricane Center on Friday jumped ahead and named the first storm of 2018 in the Atlantic - Subtropical Storm Alberto - a week before the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season on June 1.

Subtropical Storm Alberto forms over Caribbean Sea

About four to six inches are expected for the greater Fort Lauderdale and Miami areas, with three to four inches expected for Palm Beach County. "A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible in the United States portion of that watch area within 48 hours". If it strengthens into a tropical storm, it will be named Alberto.

"A tropical storm is likely to form in the eastern Gulf this weekend and track generally northward".

Today, no tropical impact.

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An Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters reconnaissance aircraft is scheduled to fly to the area at 3 p.m. Friday to sample more precise measurements of the atmosphere and determine the system's strength.

Torrential rain, flooding and thunderstorms are likely across the Caribbean, the Gulf states and southern USA states even if a tropical storm does not materialise.

Rainfall accumulations of 4 to 8 inches with maximum amounts of 12 inches are possible across the Florida Keys and southern and southwestern Florida. It became a tropical storm that meandered off the cast coast of Georgia and SC. For many parts of the region it's already the second wettest month of May on record.

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The National Weather Service says the Sarasota-Manatee area will continue to have afternoon and evening thunderstorms Thursday, with scattered to numerous daily showers and thunderstorms through the holiday weekend.

Sheriff's Capt. Dave DeCarlo, the county's emergency management director, said Citrus should avoid the heaviest of rains, storm surge and winds.

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