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11:00 pm Update: Sally Strengthens a Little More : The Alabama Weather Blog

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…11 PM CDT POSITION UPDATE…
…SALLY STRENGTHENS WHILE MOVING SLOWLY NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD…

Data from An Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft and the Mobile Alabama Doppler weather radar indicate that Sally has strengthened to 90 mph (150 km/h).

A sustained wind of 67 mph (108 km/h) with a gust to 82 mph (131 km/h) was recently reported in Sally’s northern eyewall by NOAA buoy 42012, located about 50 miles southeast of Mobile, Alabama.

SUMMARY OF 1100 PM CDT…0400 UTC…INFORMATION
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LOCATION…29.8N 87.8W
ABOUT 65 MI…105 KM SSE OF MOBILE ALABAMA
ABOUT 60 MI…95 KM SW OF PENSACOLA FLORIDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…90 MPH…150 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NNE OR 015 DEGREES AT 2 MPH…4 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…971 MB…28.67 INCHES

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