While Alberto is expected to target the upper Gulf Coast this holiday weekend, the risk for major flooding in the southeastern United States may extend beyond Memorial Day.
Flooding will remain the greatest concern across the southeastern United States as Alberto churns northward with an expected landfall at the end of the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
While Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, it will feel like the season has already begun across the central United States as record heat builds into Monday.
There are more deaths due to flooding than from any other thunderstorm-related hazard and most occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous floodwaters. These drownings are preventable with proper safety precautions.
One of the most powerful tornadoes ever recorded in the United States barreled across southern Plains on May 31, 2013, devastating areas near El Reno, Oklahoma.
Residents across the central United States will need to be on alert for damaging thunderstorms to erupt into Thursday evening.
A sinkhole opened up on the White House’s North Lawn, near the press briefing room, early this week and has been roped off with orange cones and yellow caution tape.
A resurgence of heavy storms and downpours is expected across the southeastern United States beginning this weekend as a tropical feature brews in the Gulf of Mexico.