Tropical Storm Alberto News

North Carolina Farmers Begin Tallying Flood Losses from Alberto

Farmers in western North Carolina are adding up their losses after the heavy rains from Subtropical Storm Alberto. Hendersonville farmer Randy Edmundson thinks about 70 of his 110 acres (44 hectares) are under water after the storms. Edmundson told the …

Karen Clark & Co. Estimates Insured Losses from Alberto to Near $50M

Insured losses from Subtropical Storm Alberto, the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season, will be close to $50 million, according to Karen Clark & Co. KCC’s High Resolution U.S. Hurricane Model estimated the insured losses to residential, commercial, …

Alberto Brings Severe Weather, Deaths in North Carolina

North Carolina’s governor is urging his state’s residents to exercise caution as rains from a subtropical depression spread into his and other Southern states, noting the deaths of two broadcast journalists killed by a falling tree as they reported on …

Florida Activates Anti-Fraud Teams in Wake of Tropical Storm Alberto

The Florida Department of Financial Services’ Disaster Fraud Action Strike Team (DFSAT) have been deployed across the state to protect Floridians from post-storm fraud that could occur in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Alberto, according to a statement from Florida …

Alberto Weakens to Depression, Moving North Across Alabama

Storm Alberto weakened to a subtropical depression, moving across central Alabama after making landfall in the Florida Panhandle and bringing heavy rains that threaten the U.S. South with economic losses of $1 billion. Alberto was 30 miles (45 kilometers) west …

Weakening Alberto Brings Heavy Rains to Southeast for Memorial Day

Subtropical Storm Alberto lost strength as it came ashore near Laguna Beach in Florida Monday, bringing heavy rains that threaten the U.S. South with economic losses of $1 billion. Alberto was 15 miles (24 kilometers) from Panama City, Florida, when …