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Sally Makes Landfall Near Gulf Shores as 105 mph Cat 2 Hurricane

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

…THE CENTER OF THE EYE OF CATEGORY 2 HURRICANE SALLY MAKES
LANDFALL NEAR GULF SHORES ALABAMA…
…CATASTROPHIC AND LIFE-THREATENING FLOODING LIKELY ALONG
PORTIONS OF THE NORTH-CENTRAL GULF COAST…

At approximately 445 AM CDT…0945 UTC…the center of Hurricane
Sally’s eye made landfall near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a Category 2
hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph (165 km/h) and a
minimum central pressure of 965 mb (28.50 inches).

SUMMARY OF 500 AM CDT…1000 UTC…INFORMATION
———————————————-
LOCATION…30.3N 87.7W
ABOUT 0 MI…0 KM N OF GULF SHORES ALABAMA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…105 MPH…165 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NNE OR 020 DEGREES AT 3 MPH…5 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…965 MB…28.50 INCHES

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Forecaster Stewart/Blake

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Bill Murray


2020-09-16 06:00:37


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