Alberto landfall now expected in FWB/Navarre area

Cone5-287amHOLT, Fla., May 28, 2018, 8 a.m.–Alberto is expected to make landfall in this area this afternoon according to the National Hurricane Center.

At 7 a.m. CDT, the center of Subtropical Storm Alberto was located about 100 miles south of Destin, near latitude 29.0 North, longitude 86.0 West,. moving near 6 mph.

ConeCurrently, the center of the cone of unpredictability shows landfall just west of the Fort Walton Beach area with the path crossing between Holt and Harold.

This is subject to change as the system approaches.

Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph with higher gusts. Little change in strength is expected before Alberto reaches here.

Rain bands are starting to come ashore according to the National Weather Service in Mobile.

A couple of brief tornadoes are possible today.

Winds of 40 mph extend outward up to 105 miles from the center and are beginning to reach the area.


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