The eye of Hurricane Sally made landfall as a drenching, Category 2 storm near Gulf Shores, Alabama, the National Hurricane Center said. The hurricane intensified to a Category 2 storm early Wednesday and is expected to bring heavy rains and "Historic life-threatening flooding" from southeastern Louisiana to Florida's Panhandle. Ref. USAToday.
The worst time for this to happen because people are already dealing with the pandemic among other things. At least the protestors and Trump supporters in those states may take a break. rolleyes.
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There is just no way to prepare for something like that, a hurricane like Sally. Are we going to build a whole city on stilts in case it gets hit by a hurricane?
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Downgraded to a tropical depression Wednesday, Sally's strong winds battered Alabama and Florida as the center moved over the Panhandle. In Pensacola, Florida, a section of the Pensacola Bay Bridge collapsed, and downtown was largely underwater. Meanwhile, more than 550,000 homes and businesses are without power in Alabama, Florida and Louisiana, according to the utility tracker poweroutage.us. Ref. USAToday.