• Flash Flood Watch to go into effect Monday morning

    By: Severe Weather Team 2

    Updated:

    ATLANTA - Subtropical storm Alberto's outer bands are hammering cities along the Gulf Coast and some of those bands have even reached metro Atlanta.

    A Flash Flood Watch will go into effect Monday night and will continue through Tuesday night as Alberto moves ashore and dumps rounds of rain across north Georgia. Two to 4 inches of rainfall are possible with isolated spots receiving more.

    Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Katie Walls said tropical storm force winds will reach the coastline Sunday night and will extend 115 miles from the storm's center. 

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    Tropical storm warnings are in effect for the Alabama coastline and along the Florida coastline to the Anclote River in southwest Florida. Storm surge of 2-4 feet are possible along Florida’s coastline. Parts of Florida and the Gulf Coast are expecting up to 12-inches of rain. Deadly rip currents are ongoing.


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    If you're traveling this holiday weekend, Delta is helping passengers whose trips are affected by Alberto.

    The Atlanta-based airline will issue refunds for passengers whose flights are canceled or delayed for more than 90 minutes.

    Delta will also waive fees for passengers who want to change their flights to or from affected cities.

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