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Remnants of ALBERTO Advisory Number 19
 
Issued 21:00Z May 29, 2018
 
Advisory Selection
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BULLETIN
Subtropical Depression Alberto Advisory Number  19
NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD   AL012018
400 PM CDT Tue May 29 2018

...CENTER OF ALBERTO MOVING OVER NORTHWEST ALABAMA...
...HEAVY RAINFALL THREAT CONTINUES...


SUMMARY OF 400 PM CDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...34.7N 87.3W
ABOUT 100 MI...160 KM SSW OF NASHVILLE TENNESSEE
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...30 MPH...45 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 350 DEGREES AT 18 MPH...30 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...998 MB...29.47 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
Flash Flood Watches in effect for portions of Alabama, Georgia,
Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, North and South Carolina, Virginia
and West Virginia.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
----------------------
At 400 PM CDT (2100 UTC), the center of Subtropical Depression
Alberto was located near latitude 34.7 North, longitude 87.3 West.
The depression is moving toward the north near 18 mph (30 km/h) and
forward speed of the low center is forecast to increase over the
next 24-48 hours.

Maximum sustained winds were near 30 mph (45 km/h) with higher
gusts. Gradual weakening is forecast.

The estimated minimum central pressure was 998 mb (29.47 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
RAINFALL:  Additional rainfall of 2 to 4 inches, with isolated
higher amounts, will be possible from northern sections of
Alabama/Georgia northward across western and Middle
Tennessee, Kentucky and southern Illinois. Heavy rain is also
forecast across the Appalachian Mountains from the Carolinas to
Virginia/West Virginia. Flash flooding and rapid water rises on
creeks and streams across these areas will remain a possibility
through tonight.

Rainfall totals from Alberto are summarized at:
www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/discussions/nfdscc5.html.

WIND:  A few gusts to tropical-storm force are possible across
portions of northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee through this
evening.

SURF:  Swells generated by Alberto will continue to affect the
eastern and northern Gulf Coast through Thursday.  These swells are
likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions.
For more information, consult products from your local weather
office.


For more information on rainfall totals please see the Storm Summary
available at www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/discussions/nfdscc5.html


NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
Next complete advisory at 1000 PM CDT.


Forecaster Carbin/Hayes/WPC

FORECAST POSITIONS AND MAX WINDS

INIT  29/2100Z 34.7N  87.3W   25 KT  30 MPH
 12H  30/0600Z 37.2N  88.2W   25 KT  30 MPH...INLAND
 24H  30/1800Z 40.6N  87.3W   20 KT  25 MPH...INLAND
 36H  31/0600Z 44.8N  85.5W   20 KT  25 MPH...POST-TROP/REMNT LOW
 48H  31/1800Z 48.8N  82.2W   20 KT  25 MPH...POST-TROP/REMNT LOW

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