Hurricane Sally

Government, Business, Safety

Gulf Coast Braces for Second Round of Flooding in Sally’s Wake

A boat is washed up near a road in Orange Beach, Ala., on Sept. 16. A boat is washed up near a road in Orange Beach, Ala., on Sept. 16. (Gerald Herbert/Associated Press)

Homeowners and businesses along the soggy Gulf Coast began cleaning up Sept. 17 in the wake of Hurricane Sally, even as the region braced for a delayed, second round of flooding in the coming days from rivers and creeks swollen by the storm’s heavy rains.

September 17, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Hurricane Sally Unleashes Flooding Along the Gulf Coast

A resident watches as flood waters move on the street in Pensacola, Fla. A resident watches as flood waters from Hurricane Sally move on the street in Pensacola, Fla., on Sept. 16. (Gerald Herbert/Associated Press)

Hurricane Sally lumbered ashore in Alabama with 105 mph winds and torrential rain Sept. 16, swamping homes and trapping people in high water along the Gulf Coast as it crept inland for what could be a long, slow and disastrous drenching across the Deep South.

September 16, 2020
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
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Hurricane Sally to Hit New Orleans, Alabama Coast

A satellite photo of Sally, then a tropical storm, late Sept. 13. A satellite photo of Sally, at this point a tropical storm, late Sept. 13. It has since been classified as a hurricane. (NOAA via AP)

Hurricane Sally will begin hammering the U.S. Gulf Coast with flooding rains late Sept. 14, before making landfall between New Orleans and Mobile, Ala., and potentially causing as much as $3 billion in losses and damage.

Brian K. Sullivan | Bloomberg News
September 14, 2020