There’s a 90percent chance that a tropical or subtropical depression or storm may hit the Gulf Coast over Memorial Day weekend.
Flood watches have already been established all throughout Alabama and Georgia, the National Hurricane Center reported.
The system is currently near the Yucatan Peninsula but could develop in the Southern Gulf by Saturday, ABC News reports.
This Memorial Day weekend, the Gulf Coast could be hit by a tropical or subtropical depression
The system will be named Alberto if it reaches the storm level.
It will continue to move north going into Sunday and Monday and will dump heavy rain all along the coast.
Memorial Day in the area can expect gusty winds, rip currents and large waves.
The system is currently near the Yucatan Peninsula but could develop in the Southern Gulf by Saturday. If it grows into a storm, it will be called Alberto
In Southern Alabama, Mississippi and the western Florida panhandle there could be as much as one foot of rain. Flooding is expected to be heavy as a result
The system’s progression as it makes its way toward the Gulf coast
Along the coast there is going to be approximately three to six inches of rain. The coastal Carolinas and southern Florida are expected to have more rain.
In Southern Alabama, Mississippi and the western Florida panhandle there could be as much as one foot of rain.
On Thursday, there were severe storms that blasted from the Midwest to the East Coast.
Those same conditions are said to be expected in the region again on Friday.
Clouds start to form in Gulf Shores, Alabama, as the storm makes its way to the coast
Beaches appear to be deserted as dark clouds form on the coast in Gulf Shores
Alberto has to sit over the Gulf waters in order for it to become strong enough to be a hurricane before reaching the northern Gulf Coast
Temperatures will reach the mid-80s during the period and the lows are expected to be around the low 70s.
Alberto has to sit over the Gulf waters in order for it to become strong enough to be a hurricane before reaching the northern Gulf Coast.
But it won’t happen before Monday.
Florida’s peninsula will only get heavy rain at its worst.
Those wishing to boat may face dangers in South Florida over the weekend.