ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — 11 p.m.
Alberto weakened to a subtropical depression late Monday, certified meteorologist George Waldenberger said.
Winds weakened to 35 mph, and the storm is expected to weaken further during the next 24 hours, Waldenberger said.
The storm threatens to bring heavy rain to parts of the southeast United States. Central Florida is forecast to experience several isolated storms overnight.
Certified meteorologist Brian Shields will update the storm's track on Channel 9 Eyewitness News, beginning at 5 a.m.
Subtropical Storm Alberto, the first named storm of the 2018 season, has made landfall at Laguna Beach, Florida.
The storm has been weakening all day in the Gulf of Mexico, but is still producing winds of about 50 mph, according to the National Weather Service.
The worst of the storm will impact Florida's gulf coast and northern panhandle, although Central Florida is also dealing with the storm. Isolated showers and storms are developing have been developing all afternoon, and will continue to do so, according to Channel 9 certified meteorologist George Waldenberger.
Subtropical Storm Alberto is set to make landfall on Florida's panhandle in the coming hours.
As the storm slowly churns in the Gulf of Mexico, it is bringing Memorial Day showers to Central Florida.
According to Channel 9 meteorologist George Waldenberger, isolated showers and storms are starting to form. Waldenberger says to expect more rain and storms in the later afternoon and early evening.
Meanwhile, Alberto, the first named storm of the 2018 season, is expected to make landfall on Florida's gulf coast Monday in the late afternoon or early evening.
Subtropical Storm Alberto is getting closer to Florida's gulf coast.
According to Channel 9 meteorologist Rusty McCranie, the storm's winds have slowed to about 60 mph. It is slowly churning toward the Florida panhandle, and is expected to make landfall late Monday afternoon or early evening.
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