When was Hurricane Sally first spotted?

Was Hurricane Sally a Category 3?

Hurricane Sally is currently a Category 2 storm, with maximum sustained winds of 100 mph.

What was Sally at landfall?

Hurricane Sally made landfall as a Category 2 storm near the city of Gulf Shores, Alabama, at 4:45 a.m. local time Wednesday. It has dumped 30 inches of rain on parts of Florida and Alabama, and soaking the Carolinas. On Wednesday night, Sally weakened to a tropical depression.

What was storm surge for Sally?

Storm surge flooding of 3 to 5 ft above ground level occurred to the west of Sally’s landfall location along the Alabama coast, the Mississippi coast, and in southeastern Louisiana.

Was Sally a hurricane or tropical storm?

Hurricane Sally

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)
Hurricane Sally rapidly intensifying before landfall in Alabama on September 16
Damage $7.3 billion (2020 USD)
Areas affected The Bahamas, Cuba, U.S. Gulf Coast, Southeastern United States
Part of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season

Where did the eye of Hurricane Sally come ashore?

Sally came ashore on Wednesday, Sept. 16 around 5:45 a.m. EDT near Gulf Shores, Alabama. It was a Category 2 storm on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind scale with sustained winds near 105 mph (169 kph).

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