2 journalists killed as Alberto makes landfall in Florida

Subtropical Storm Alberto made landfall near Laguna Beach, Florida, on Monday afternoon, with its maximum winds dropping to 45 mph in the hours before it hit. The National Hurricane Center said there was heavy rainfall and flash flooding in parts of the Florida Panhandle, and north into the Carolinas. Two journalists with the NBC affiliate WYFF in Greenville, South Carolina, were killed in North Carolina when a tree fell on their vehicle while they were driving in an area where a woman was killed in a mudslide during heavy rains a week earlier. Alberto is weakening further as it heads north, pushing more heavy rains into Georgia, North and South Carolina, and Alabama early Tuesday.

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