There's a good bet that this develops into a weak tropical storm or tropical depression over the next 48 hours.
The next advisory will be issued at 4:00 pm Friday.
Forecasters will also be on the lookout for severe storms, which could be possible depending on the track and intensity of Alberto. Expect changes in the track of this storm over the next couple of days.
Winds of 40 mph extend outward up to 115 miles (185 km) from the center. The barometric pressure was still 1005mb.
As of Friday morning, the National Hurricane Center says there is a 90% chance we have our first tropical depression or Tropical Storm Alberto in the southeastern Gulf of Mexico by Saturday.
Western Cuba and a small area on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula are under a tropical storm watch. Gustav 2002 was the first subtropical storm to be named.
A tropical storm watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, in this case within the next 24 hours.
A hurricane center map shows Alberto approaching the Gulf Coast on Monday, somewhere between Louisiana and the Florida Panhandle.
Today, no tropical impact. Stronger winds also wrap around the storm's edges, rather than at its center. Rainfall amounts of 6-12 inches are possible with localized higher amounts.
According to the National Hurricane Center, the system, now centered over the southeastern Yucatan Peninsula, is becoming better defined.
The system is now near the Yucatan Peninsula but could develop in the Southern Gulf by Saturday, ABC News reports.
An Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters reconnaissance aircraft is scheduled to fly to the area at 3 p.m. Friday to sample more precise measurements of the atmosphere and determine the system's strength.
Heavy rainfall is expected for Memorial Day Weekend in South Florida, as Subtropical Storm Alberto has formed over the Caribbean Sea.
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