Tropical storm Alberto bringing heaving rains to gulf of Mexico

Tropical Storm Alberto became the first named storm of the 2024 Atlantic hurricane season Wednesday, and as the system churned over the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico, it blasted parts of Texas, Louisiana and Mexico with heavy rainfall, storm surge flooding and gusty winds. At last report from the National Hurricane Center, Alberto was a minimal tropical storm with winds mainly around 40 mph. However, its influence stretched hundreds of miles.

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