Hurricane Sally is moving towards the Gulf Coast and, according to forecasters, threatens possible historical floods and “extremely life-threatening” flash floods.
The eye of the storm is expected to pass near the coast in southeast Louisiana on Tuesday before landing in the hurricane warning area, which stretches from east of the confluence of the Pearl River to Navarre, Florida, on Tuesday evening or Wednesday morning.
As of Tuesday morning, the storm was located about 65 miles east of the Mississippi Estuary and about 105 miles southeast of Biloxi, Mississippi. The maximum sustained winds were 85 miles per hour with stronger gusts. It was moving northwest at 2 miles an hour.