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Subtropical Depression ALBERTO
ZCZC MIATCPAT1 ALL TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM BULLETIN Subtropical Depression Alberto Advisory Number 17 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL012018 400 AM CDT Tue May 29 2018 ...CENTER OF ALBERTO MOVING THROUGH CENTRAL ALABAMA... ...HEAVY RAINFALL THREAT CONTINUES... SUMMARY OF 400 AM CDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...32.3N 86.8W ABOUT 30 MI...45 KM W OF MONTGOMERY ALABAMA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...30 MPH...45 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 345 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB...29.39 INCHES WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect. DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 400 AM CDT (0900 UTC), the center of Subtropical Depression Alberto was located near latitude 32.3 North, longitude 86.8 West. The depression is moving toward the north-northwest near 13 mph (20 km/h). A faster northward to north-northwestward motion is expected during the next few days. On the forecast track, the center of Alberto will move over central and northern Alabama through this morning. The system is forecast to move over the Tennessee Valley later today and into the Ohio Valley and Great Lakes region on Wednesday and Thursday. Maximum sustained winds are near 30 mph (45 km/h) with higher gusts. Continued weakening is forecast as Alberto moves farther inland, and the system is expected to degenerate into a remnant low by Tuesday evening. The Montgomery airport recently reported a wind gust of 43 mph (69 km/h). The estimated minimum central pressure is 995 mb (29.39 inches). HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- RAINFALL: Alberto is expected to produce 2 to 6 inches of rain from Alabama northward into the southern Great Lakes and from north Florida into the southern Appalachians through Thursday. Isolated maximum storm totals of 12 inches are possible over the Florida Panhandle and Alabama. These rains may produce flooding and flash flooding. WIND: A few gusts to tropical-storm force are possible across portions of central and northern Alabama this morning. TORNADOES: A tornado or two may occur today from southern Kentucky to parts of Georgia. SURF: Swells generated by Alberto will continue to affect the eastern and northern Gulf Coast today. These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions. For more information, consult products from your local weather office. NEXT ADVISORY ------------- This is the last public advisory issued by the National Hurricane Center on this system. Future information on this system can be found in Public Advisories issued by the Weather Prediction Center beginning at 10 AM CDT, under AWIPS header TCPAT1, WMO header WTNT31 KWNH, and on the web at http://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov. $$ Forecaster Beven NNNN