Hurricane Sally has weakened slightly but is expected to restrengthen before making landfall along the Alabama/Mississippi border early Wednesday morning. It will also threaten Louisiana and Florida.Life-threatening storm surges, hurricane-force winds and torrential rainfall are expected along the Mississipi Gulf Coast on Tuesday. Tropical Storm, Hurricane, and Storm Surge Warnings are in effect for parts of the area, and the National Weather Service (NWS) says that all hurricane preparations should be followed.Historic flooding is possible and extreme life-threatening flash flooding is likely through Wednesday in areas of the Northern Gulf Coast.As of 1 a.m. CDT, Hurricane Sally is around 60 miles east-southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River and around 115 miles south-southeast of Biloxi, Mississippi. Sally currently has maximum sustained winds of 85 mph and is moving west-northwest at 2 mph.Newsweek subscription offers >A slow west-northwestward motion is expected to resume later on Tuesday morning, and a northward turn is expected on Tuesday afternoon, followed by a slow north-northeastward to northeastward motion Tuesday night, continuing through Wednesday night.The center of Sally is forecast to move near the coast of southeastern Louisiana later Tuesday and will make landfall in the hurricane warning area Tuesday night or Wednesday morning.A Storm… Read full this story
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