Sally Makes Landfall in Alabama
Sally made landfall at 4:45 AM CT as a Category 2 hurricane near Gulf Shores, AL.
#Sally has made landfall near Gulf Shores Alabama at 445 AM CDT as a category 2 hurricane. Maximum sustained winds were 105 mph with a minimum central pressure of 965 mb. More: https://t.co/tW4KeFW0gB pic.twitter.com/zdyilBhdic
— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) September 16, 2020
The NHC says, “Historic and catastrophic flooding is unfolding along and juts inland of the coast from west of Tallahassee, FL to Mobile Bay, AL.” In addition to widespread flash flooding, dangerous storm surge is occurring along the Gulf Coast.
Hurricane conditions are expected to continue into this afternoon for the hurricane warning area from the Mississippi/Alabama border to the Okaloosa/Walton county line in Florida.