|Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)|
|Formed||September 11, 2020|
|Dissipated||September 18, 2020|
|(Remnant low after September 17)|
|Highest winds||1-minute sustained: 105 mph (165 km/h) |
|Lowest pressure||965 mbar (hPa); 28.5 inHg|
|Damage||≥ $7.3 billion (2020 USD)|
|Areas affected||The Bahamas, Cuba, U.S. Gulf Coast, Southeastern United States, Norway|
|Part of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season|
Hurricane Sally was an Atlantic tropical cyclone. The storm threatened the United States Gulf Coast States of Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. Sally first developed near the Bahamas, moved over Florida, then became a tropical storm.
Tropical storm and hurricane notices were put up from Louisiana to northwest Florida as Sally came toward the region. Several million people prepared for the hurricane. Others left the area.
The storm later hit Alabama and northwestern Florida while a Category 2 hurricane.
References[change | change source]
- "Hurricane Sally, Now a Category 2 Storm, Threatens the Gulf Coast". The CBS News. Retrieved September 14, 2020.
- "Hurricane Sally Packing 100 MPH Winds". WDSU News. Retrieved September 14, 2020.