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Sally Is Inland; Rain Spreading Northward

Sally Is Inland; Rain Spreading Northward

| September 16, 2020 @ 5:58 am

ROUGH NIGHT: It has been a horrible night along the Alabama Gulf Coast, with hurricane force wind along with more excessive rain. Hurricane Sally officially made landfall this morning at 4:45 a.m. CT at Gulf Shores; the eye is moving through southern Baldwin County early this morning… and will turn northeast through South Alabama later today as it begins to pick up forward speed.

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Sally Slowly Moves Inland Tomorrow Morning

Sally Slowly Moves Inland Tomorrow Morning

| September 15, 2020 @ 3:08 pm

EYES ON THE GULF: Hurricane Sally will dominate the Alabama weather situation through Thursday. The hurricane continues to slowly weaken in terms of wind; sustained winds are now 80 mph, and it will be a minimal hurricane when the center moves inland on the Alabama coast early tomorrow morning. Forward movement this afternoon is only 2 mph… upwelling from the nearly stationary hurricane has helped in the weakening trend, along with stronger winds aloft creating shear.

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Sally Nearly Stationary; Heavy Rain The Main Concern

Sally Nearly Stationary; Heavy Rain The Main Concern

| September 15, 2020 @ 5:57 am

STILL QUIET TODAY: Alabama’s weather will remain quiet for the northern 2/3 of the state today, but the sky will be mostly cloudy as the canopy of high circus clouds from Hurricane Sally will spread northward. Any showers this afternoon should be widely scattered; most of the rain will remain near the Gulf Coast today.

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Hurricane Sally – Tuesday Morning Update

Hurricane Sally – Tuesday Morning Update

| September 15, 2020 @ 5:01 am

Hurricane Sally now has sustained winds of 85 mph, and is located about 115 miles south of Biloxi. It is practically stationary; drifting to the west/northwest at only 2 mph. Landfall is now expected tomorrow morning near the Mississippi/Alabama border at category one strength. Don’t focus on the exact forecast track or the specific timing […]

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Hurricane Sally – Monday Evening Update

Hurricane Sally – Monday Evening Update

| September 14, 2020 @ 4:41 pm

MONDAY EVENING UPDATE ON HURRICANE SALLY Sally is now packing sustained winds of 100 mph, and is still expected to be a category two at the time of landfall on the Mississippi coast tomorrow night. Potential upwelling from the slow moving system and shear should prevent it from becoming a major, category three hurricane. Given […]

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Flooding Rain Possible Across Much Of Alabama By Wednesday

Flooding Rain Possible Across Much Of Alabama By Wednesday

| September 14, 2020 @ 3:15 pm

EYES ON SALLY: Hurricane Sally in the Gulf of Mexico will determine Alabama’s weather for the rest of the week, but this afternoon is quiet with just a few widely scattered showers over the northern half of the state. It is a warm September afternoon with temperatures between 85 and 90 degrees; the sky is partly sunny. Evening showers will end after sunset, and the weather should be pretty quiet overnight.

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Tropical Storm Sally – Monday Midday Update

Tropical Storm Sally – Monday Midday Update

| September 14, 2020 @ 10:02 am

Tropical Storm Sally is about 185 miles southeast of Biloxi, Mississippi this morning with winds of 65 mph…. moving west/northwest at only 6 mph. NHC is forecasting Sally to become a category one hurricane later today, it will be near the mouth of the Mississippi River late tonight. From there it turns north, and slowly […]

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Sally To Bring A Big Soaking To Alabama

Sally To Bring A Big Soaking To Alabama

| September 14, 2020 @ 5:59 am

SCATTERED SHOWERS LATER TODAY: The radar is quiet across most of Alabama early this morning, but we expect scattered showers, and possibly a thunderstorm to form this afternoon and tonight. Odds of any one spot getting wet are 30/35 percent, and the high today will be in the upper 80s with a partly sunny sky.

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Tropical Storm Sally – Monday Morning Update

Tropical Storm Sally – Monday Morning Update

| September 14, 2020 @ 5:01 am

Tropical Storm Sally is about 175 miles southeast of Biloxi, Mississippi this morning with winds of 60 mph…. moving west/northwest at 9 mph. NHC is forecasting Sally to become a category one hurricane later today, it will be near the mouth of the Mississippi River late tonight. From there it slows down and turns north, […]

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Tropical Storm Sally – Sunday Evening Update

Tropical Storm Sally – Sunday Evening Update

| September 13, 2020 @ 3:59 pm

Sally continues to strengthen in the Gulf of Mexico; sustained winds are now 65 mph, and the system is expected to become a hurricane tonight or tomorrow morning. Not much change in the forecast track from NHC; Sally is expected to make landfall across Southeast Louisiana tomorrow night at category two strength. Do not focus […]

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Tropical Storm Sally – Sunday Morning Update

Tropical Storm Sally – Sunday Morning Update

| September 13, 2020 @ 6:36 am

Tropical Storm Sally is strengthening. Winds are now 50 mph, and the system is expected to become a hurricane tomorrow. The center is now 115 miles west of Port Charlotte, Florida, and is moving west/northwest at 13 mph. The forecast track from NHC has been adjusted slightly to the west; landfall is now forecast over […]

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Tropical Storm Sally – Saturday Evening Update

Tropical Storm Sally – Saturday Evening Update

| September 12, 2020 @ 4:22 pm

EVENING UPDATE ON TROPICAL STORM SALLY: A Hurricane Watch is now in effect from Grand Isle Louisiana to the Alabama/Florida border, including Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and metropolitan New Orleans. The hurricane watch includes all of the Alabama Gulf Coast. A Storm Surge Watch is in effect from the Mouth of the Mississippi River to […]

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