Stacey Plaisance and Jeff Martin

Government, Safety

Hurricane Sally Slows, Gathering Deluge for the Gulf Coast

Hurricane Sally is moving toward the Gulf Coast. Vinny Pero, 2, walks with his mom Nikita Pero on the beach along the Gulf of Mexico in Biloxi, Miss., before Hurricane Sally's landfall. (Gerald Herbert/Associated Press)

Hurricane Sally, a plodding storm with winds of 85 mph, crept toward the northern Gulf Coast early Sept. 15 as forecasters warned of potentially deadly storm surges and flash floods with up to 2 feet of rain and the possibility of tornadoes.

September 15, 2020