Hurricane Sally Barrels Into Alabama – USA DAILY NEWS

Hurricane Sally Barrels Into Alabama

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Hurricane Sally slammed into the Alabama coast as a Category 2 hurricane early Wednesday, with forecasters expecting life-threatening flooding along portions of the Gulf Coast.

The slow-moving storm, which strengthened overnight, made landfall near Gulf Shores, Ala., with maximum sustained winds of 105 miles an hour, according to the National Weather Service. Overnight footage showed strong winds and torrential rains lashing coastal cities.