Subtropical Storm Alberto Makes Landfall On Memorial Day Along Florida’s Panhandle
By Space Coast Daily // May 28, 2018
June 1: official start of the Atlantic hurricane season
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Subtropical Storm Alberto has made landfall on Florida’s Panhandle and continuing to sweep further inland at 10 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Max sustained winds have dipped to 40 mph.
Heavy rainfall is expected to pose a significant risk of flash floods along the Florida Panhandle, most of Alabama and through western parts of Georgia on Monday and Tuesday, according to experts with the National Hurricane Center.
Dangerous rip and surf conditions will last through Tuesday.
Meanwhile, conditions within Brevard County remain the same as the past few days, with a 60-percent chance of heavy rain throughout the day on Tuesday.
Temperatures are forecasted to reach a high of 84 degrees on the Space Coast, with a low of 74 degrees.
State of Emergency remains in effect for Florida after Gov. Rick Scott declared Florida residents to be on the lookout for severe flooding and torrential rain over Memorial Weekend due to Alberto.
June 1 is the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season.
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