NOAA estimated there would be anywhere from ten to 16 named storms and five to nine hurricanes, one to four of which could be “major.” Hurricane specialist John Cangialosi of the National Hurricane Center in Miami looks at a computer screen showing the first tropical or subtropical depression of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, on May 24.By Len Melisurgo | NJ Advance Media for If you're driving through northern or central New Jersey on Wednesday, get ready for a messy — and potentially dangerous — commute to work or school.
The possibility of heavy rain, storm surges and flash flooding, however, pose hazards to residents.
Continuing on its northward trajectory, Alberto could hit the Florida panhandle Sunday evening or Monday morning, according to Accu Weather.
Alberto was expected to bring heavy rain and severe winds to Florida and other parts of the Gulf Coast.
In 1992, Hurricane Andrew rampaged through South Florida, causing 65 deaths and more than billion in damage.
It destroyed more than 28,000 homes and damaged at least 107,000 others, and it would be the costliest natural disaster in the United States until Katrina in 2005.