12:00 pm Update: Center of Sally Moving Over the Extreme Western Parts of the Florida Panhandle

| September 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

Hurricane Sally Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL192020
1200 PM CDT Wed Sep 16 2020

…CENTER OF SALLY MOVING OVER THE FAR WESTERN PORTION OF THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE…
…CATASTROPHIC AND LIFE-THREATENING FLOODING ONGOING ALONG PORTIONS OF THE NORTH-CENTRAL GULF COAST…

A sustained wind of 51 mph (82 km/h) and a gust of 81 mph (130 km/h) was recently reported at Tate High School, near Pensacola, Florida.

This will be the last hourly position update issued on Sally. The intermediate advisory will be issued at 100 PM CDT (1800 UTC).

SUMMARY OF 1200 PM CDT…1700 UTC…INFORMATION
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LOCATION…30.8N 87.2W
ABOUT 20 MI…30 KM N OF PENSACOLA FLORIDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…75 MPH…120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NNE OR 30 DEGREES AT 5 MPH…7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…978 MB…28.88 INCHES

Category: Alabama's Weather, ALL POSTS, Severe Weather, Tropical

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