4WARN: Hurricane Sally Update

Published: Sep. 15, 2020 at 1:00 PM CDT
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DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Hurricane Sally continues to move extremely slowly northward, increasing the rainfall totals we will see by the end of the week.

Sally Rainfall Total
Sally Rainfall Total(WTVY)

Due to its slow moving nature, Hurricane Sally will bring excessive amounts of rain to the Wiregrass. This is just an estimation of how much we will see, but many weather models agree that our values will average 3″+ by the end of the week. This is because Sally will be in a position off the coast lines that will allow it to have a steady source of gulf water to pull in further moisture. We will start to see rain showers by this afternoon, and then they will remain continuous till Thursday afternoon. The flood threat will be highly elevated.

Hurricane Sally Path
Hurricane Sally Path(WTVY)

Sally is projected to make a landfall near the Mobile bay this evening. Still only traveling north at about 2 mph. The center of the storm will be positioned just a few miles to our west by tomorrow morning. This puts the Wiregrass in the area of the storm that will produce the most steady rainfall. Expect continuous rain that will last throughout tonight and all during the day tomorrow.

Stay updated with the 4WARN Weather Team for all the latest updates with Hurricane Sally.

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