Tropical Storm Alberto Timeline
Tropical Storm Alberto was named the first tropical storm of the Atlantic 2012 Hurricane Season on May 20th at 1200PM CDT. The location of the storm at this time was just to the southeast of South Carolina. The winds were estimated at 40kts gusting to 50kts.
On May 20th at 0600PM CDT Tropical Storm Alberto had winds estimated at 45kts with gust to near 55kts. At this time the storm was just to the east of Savannah Georgia and was moving towards the southwest.
May 21st at 0600PM CDT Tropical Storm Alberto was beginning to weaken as it moved further southwestward towards the Florida coastline. At this time the storm was to the east of Jacksonville Florida and was now beginning to re-curve towards the northeast away from land as winds began to decrease and were estimated to be around 35kts gusting to 45kts with an estimated pressure of 1000mb.
May 22nd at 0600PM CDT Tropical Storm Alberto had weakened as winds were no longer supportive of a Tropical Storm. It was downgraded to a Tropical Depression and its estimated winds were around 30kts gusting to 40kts with an estimated pressure of 1007mb.
The morning of May 23 we saw the final warning issued on Tropical Depression Alberto as it continued to dissipate and weaken as the estimated winds were around 30kts gusting to 40kts.
redOrbit.com Meteorologist Joshua Kelly