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----------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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