When did Hurricane Sally hit?

When did Hurricane Sally make landfall?

Hurricane Sally made landfall early on the morning of September 16 across Gulf Shores Alabama. While the greatest impacts for Hurricane Sally struck outside our forecast area, in portions of the western Florida Panhandle and southern Alabama, we were not spared from Sally’s damage.

When did Sally make landfall 2020?

Hurricane Sally

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)
Hurricane Sally rapidly intensifying before landfall in Alabama on September 16
Dissipated September 18, 2020
(Extratropical after September 17)
Highest winds 1-minute sustained: 110 mph (175 km/h)

When did Hurricane Sally hit Gulf Shores?

Meet Sally

Allow me to introduce you to Sally, the Category 2 hurricane that made landfall along the Alabama Gulf Coast on Wednesday, September 16th, 2020, around 2:00 AM. Sally damaged countless communities in Baldwin County and Escambia County and completely shook our world at Caribe Resort.

Where did Hurricane Sally hit landfall?

– Hurricane Sally’s winds ratcheted down to tropical storm strength after crashing ashore as a Category 2 hurricane Wednesday, hammering a swath of the Gulf Coast with deluging rain and 105-mph winds. Sally made landfall before dawn in Gulf Shores, Alabama, about 30 miles from the Florida line.

Was Hurricane Sally a Category 3?

Sally also made landfall in the exact same location as Category 3 Hurricane Ivan in 2004. … Storm surge flooding inundated areas where Sally’s center crossed the coast, from Alabama to the western Florida Panhandle. A storm surge of 5.6 feet was recorded in Pensacola, Florida.

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Where is Hurricane Sally now 2020?

Currently, the center of Hurricane Sally is located about 90 miles southwest of Pensacola, Florida, or a little over 50 miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama.

What category is Hurricane Sally 2020?

Sally was an erratic hurricane, both in its track and intensity, that made landfall along the coast of Alabama at category 2 intensity (on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale).

Is Hurricane Sally retired?

Sally, which caused $7.3 billion in damage to the southeastern U.S., is now the most expensive hurricane name to not be retired. The WMO decision to stop using Greek names is much-needed.

What was Hurricane Sally’s wind speed?

Gulf Shores was impacted more than almost any other area. The landfall point in Gulf Shores suffered major structural damage.