In this Saturday, May 26, 2018, photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Hannibal and Emily Baldwin pose for a wedding photo under an umbrella outside the Casa Marina Resort in Key West, Fla. The Tampa, Fla., couple had planned an outdoor wedding, but the evening ceremony and reception were moved inside due to rain bands emanating from Subtropical Storm Alberto. The center of the storm passed far enough west of the contiguous Florida Keys to avoid placing the region under a tropical storm warning. (Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau via AP)
Rain falls on Clearwater Beach by Pier 60 early Sunday morning May 27, 2018, as northbound Subtropical Storm Alberto looms in the gulf to the southwest. as northbound Subtropical Storm Alberto looms in the gulf to the southwest. (Jim Damaske/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
Elijah Lenning, 7, fishes Sunday, May 27, 2018, in Pascagoula, Miss. Lenning and his family missed fishing on Saturday because of the weather advisories regarding the approach of Subtropical Storm Alberto. With the storm turning north-northwestward, Elijah finally got his chance to fish, but said he got no bites in the hours spent fishing the Pascagoula Bay. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Beaches in Florida were largely empty ahead of Memorial Day as the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, Subtropical Storm Alberto, approached the northern Gulf Coast carrying brisk winds and heavy rain.