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?
|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).