Radar Image of Hurricane Sally at Landfall early Wednesday Morning

Sally made landfall near the Alabama / Florida border a few hours before sunrise Wednesday morning.  Winds gusted in the 90 mph range from Gulf Shores to Pensacola.

Water Vapor Image of Tropical Storm Sally Wednesday Afternoon

By late afternoon, Sally moved north of the Florida / Alabama border at a slightly faster pace.

4 p.m. Wednesday Advisory for Tropical Storm Sally from the National Hurricane Center

As of the 4 p.m. National Hurricane Center Advisory, Sally was a tropical storm with 60 mph winds.

Official National Hurricane Center Forecast for Sally

The official forecast takes the storm into the Carolinas over the next few days.

Satellite Image of Hurricane Ivan on 9/15/2004 courtesy of NOAA

Incidentally, Sally came onshore at the same location on the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Ivan!

Satellite Image of the Atlantic Basin as of Wednesday Afternoon

The tropics are still busy.  Follow them with the KTBS 3 Hurricane Tracker.

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