Hurricane Sally made landfall near Gulf Shores, Alabama at at 4:45 a.m. CDT as a Category 2 with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph. Sally continues to move slowly north-northeastward into the coastline, with the slow movement bringing prolonged impacts to the Gulf Coast, including catastrophic flooding to portions of Florida and Alabama today along with damaging winds and the risk of tornadoes. Heavy rainfall will also advance north and east into Georgia and the western Carolinas. The storm will weaken quickly and pick up forward speed as it tracks inland across Alabama and Georgia later today through Thursday. States with Active Advisories: Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida
- 8 to 12 inches, up to 35 inches from the western Florida Panhandle to extreme southern Alabama through Wednesday.
- 4 to 8 inches, up to 12 inches, is possible farther inland across southern and central Alabama and central Georgia.
- 4 to 6 inches, up to 9 inches, in western South Carolina and western and central North Carolina.
- 2 to 5 inches, up to 7 inches, in southeast Virginia.
- The peak storm surge will be near and to the right of where the center of Sally makes landfall.
- 4 to 7 feet from Dauphin Island, Alabama, to the Okaloosa/Walton County line in Florida, including Pensacola Bay and Choctawhatchee Bay.
- Hurricane warnings remain in effect from coastal Alabama into the western Florida Panhandle.
- Strong, damaging winds will continue to impact the Gulf Coast this morning near where Sally is moving inland.