GULF SHORES, Ala. — Hurricane Sally has made landfall on the Gulf Coast this morning.
The National Hurricane Center says Sally made landfall near Gulf Shores, Alabama, near Mobile. Sally came onshore as a Category 2 hurricane with 105 mile-an-hour winds.
the National Weather Service has issued an emergency tweet urging all residents to seek higher ground and calling it a life-threatening situation.
A flash flood emergency has also been issued for the region, alerting residents of “a severe threat to human life” from flash flooding, and warning of “catastrophic damage.”
Up to 20 inches of rainfall is expected from Mississippi to the Florida Panhandle. More than 260-thousand customers are currently without power in the region.