Good Tuesday morning…The remnants of Alberto continue moving north through Central Alabama at 9 am. The circulation of Alberto will help pump deep tropical moisture northward into the Western Carolinas. The potential for heavy rainfall will increase today across the Western Carolinas. The hardest hit areas look to be along the Eastern and Southern slopes of the Blue Ridge. A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning…
The Weather Prediction Center has highlighted the Southern Appalachians with a moderate risk of excessive rainfall for today…rainfall amounts of 3-6 inches are possible through early Thursday with local higher amounts. This could lead to flash flooding and main stem river flooding given the already elevated water levels.