Alberto expected to make landfall Monday

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Acting FEMA Deputy Administrator Daniel Kaniewski said people in at-risk areas should keep tabs on the news and pay attention to alerts from local officials, ensure that they have good evacuation plans, and make sure that they have insurance that will cover flood damage.

Alberto, the first named Atlantic storm of 2018, is expected to reach land on the Gulf Coast on Monday afternoon or evening, the center said.

Thousands of Florida residents evacuated their homes today as Subtropical Storm Alberto drove north through the Gulf of Mexico with forecasters saying it could bring "life-threatening inundation" to southern coastal states.

The center also has discontinued all storm surge warnings for most of the state's peninsula.

Up to 25 centimetres of rain is expected to be dumped along affected areas in eastern Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, western Tennessee and the western Florida Panhandle.

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Isolated tornadoes were possible across the region on Sunday and Monday.

The storm's approach triggered mandatory evacuations of some small, sparsely populated Gulf Coast barrier islands in one Florida county.

Mark Bowen, the Bay County emergency management director, suggested people stay safe - preferably indoors. "This is definitely a risky storm", said David Roth, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service's Weather Prediction Center in College Park, Maryland.

The storm's effects were being felt in South Florida, in the Keys and across the state, with 1 to 3 inches of more rain expected Monday, forecasters said, in areas already saturated from an above-normal rainfall in May.

Many business owners spent the weekend filling sandbags and preparing for the brunt of the storm.

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Tropical storm watches remain in effect for all coastal Big Bend counties and all of Franklin and Liberty county.

"Alberto will likely become a subtropical depression tonight or early Tuesday and degenerate into a remnant low by Tuesday afternoon", the NHC said.

Subtropical Storm Alberto - the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season that starts June 1 - prompted Florida, Alabama and MS to launch emergency preparations Saturday.

Subtropical Storm Alberto was moving northward through the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday.

The Miami-based center said in a 5 p.m. EDT advisory that Alberto's core made landfall Monday at Laguna Beach, Florida, about 15 miles west-northwest of Panama City. It was moving northward at 8 miles per hour, bringing the risk of flooding, storm surges and tornadoes.

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