Alberto made landfall in Laguna Beachin the Florida Panhandle yesterday. Now the greatest threat of what is left of the storm is possible flash flooding along with gusty winds as it moves inland. Beachgoers in the Bay area are being warned about strong rip currents.
A North Carolina journalist who was a graduate of St Pete High School died when a tree fell on the news vehicle he was in. Anchor Mike McCormick and photojournalist Aaron Smeltzer were covering the storms hitting the Greenville area when they died. They worked for NBC affiliate WYFF in Greenville, South Carolina.
UPDATE – The sisters were found safer early this morning in Madeira Beach
St Pete Police are asking for our help to find two missing sisters. 11-year-old Callcinda Hall and 13-year-old Calina Hall have been missing since Monday afternoon and were last seen at their home on Fairfield Ave. South. Police think the two girls are together. If you have any information call 727-893-7780 or text SPPD and your tip to TIP-411.