Hurricane Sally hits land at 4:45AM in Gulf Shores
Scribe: N. Tru BasS
Hurricane Sally made landfall in Gulf Shores, Alabama around 4:45AM Central time. The storm boasted sustained winds of 105 mph(165km/h) and a minimum central pressure of 28.5 inches at time of reporting.
Pensacola, Florida, Mobile, Alabama and the local area will spend the next few days recovering from the best named storm of the 2020 hurricane season.
Sally made landfall as a Category 2, and had crossed over land around 5:45 AM and has made the usual easterly turn toward the Carolinas. Flash flood warnings have been issued for the Mississippi, Alabama and Florida coastlines. More than 320,000 people are currently without electricity along the Gulf Coast. Thousands have evacuated for higher ground.