Tropical storm Sally is forecast to hit the Gulf Coast beginning Monday. Storm surge, hurricane wind, and torrential rains will hit the gulf coast.
Storm To Turn Into A Hurricane
The storm was about 185 miles east-southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River on late Saturday night. The wind of the speed was 60 mph. It was moving NW at the speed of eight mph.
Due to the eastward shift of the storm, it is likely to affect Mississippi more than southeastern Louisiana, including New Orleans. However, this does not mean that New Orleans is clear.
Degree Of Dangerousness.
The Eastern side of sally continues to receive heavy rainfall, especially from the Florida Keys to Sarasota. Key West and Florida experienced Flash flooding due to heavy rainfall. Key West Had experienced 9.37 inches of rain on Saturday. The storm is likely to last for 48 hours, beginning from Monday. The critical areas of concern remain water. The storm surge and rainfall could be a hazardous situation.
According to the forecast, the Gulf Coast is to receive rainfall of up to 20 inches. Be forecast of these storm surges now 11 feet East of the center. Hancock country, Mississippi, Louisiana, grand isle are working on evacuation programs to reduce the intensity of the damage.
The storm may hit the coast as a category one or a low-end category two hurricanes.