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Tropical Storm Alberto (1988)
|Tropical storm (SSHWS/NWS)|
|Formed||August 5, 1988|
|Dissipated||August 8, 1988|
|Highest winds||1-minute sustained: 40 mph (65 km/h) |
|Lowest pressure||1002 mbar (hPa); 29.59 inHg|
|Areas affected||Maine, Atlantic Canada|
|Part of the 1988 Atlantic hurricane season|
Tropical Storm Alberto (also known as Hurricane Alberto) became a tropical storm farther north than any other Atlantic tropical cyclone. It was the first tropical storm of the 1988 Atlantic hurricane season. It started from a region of low pressure off of the coast of South Carolina on August 5.
Tropical Storm Alberto continued to move quickly, and struck the western area of Nova Scotia late on August 7. It lost its status as a tropical storm the next day when it reached north of Newfoundland. Alberto produced light rain and wind across its path. No damage came from it.
- "Tropical Cyclone Climatology". https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/climo/.
- "Wayback Machine". https://web.archive.org/web/20120214094031/http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/general/lib/lib1/nhclib/mwreviews/1988.pdf.
- "Cuba - Heavy Rains Jun 1988 UNDRO Information Report No. 1 - Cuba" (in en). https://reliefweb.int/report/cuba/cuba-heavy-rains-jun-1988-undro-information-report-no-1.