Sally is a cat 2 hurricane once again

Last Updated 2 weeks by Devontae Jackson

The NHC says, Hurricane Sally is a cat 2 hurricane once again. Sustained winds are up to 100 mph, pressure is down to 970 MB. The storm is moving NNE at 2 mph.

The NHC says, “000
WTNT64 KNHC 160454
TCUAT4

Hurricane Sally Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL192020
1200 AM CDT Wed Sep 16 2020

…12 AM CDT POSITION UPDATE…
…SALLY STRENGTHENS INTO A CATEGORY 2 HURRICANE AS IT INCHES
NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD…

Recent data from An Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft and
the Mobile Alabama Doppler weather radar indicate that Sally has
strengthened to 100 mph (160 km/h).

If further strengthening becomes likely before Sally’s center
reaches the northern Gulf coast later this morning, then a Special
Advisory will be issued at 100 AM CDT.

A sustained wind of 76 mph (122 km/h) with a gust to 96 mph (155
km/h) was recently reported in Sally’s northern eyewall by NOAA
buoy 42012, located about 50 miles southeast of Mobile, Alabama. An
unofficial report of a wind gust to 60 mph (97 km/h) was recently
received from an amateur radio operator in Navarre Beach, Florida.

SUMMARY OF 1200 AM CDT…0500 UTC…INFORMATION

LOCATION…29.8N 87.8W
ABOUT 65 MI…105 KM SSE OF MOBILE ALABAMA
ABOUT 60 MI…95 KM SW OF PENSACOLA FLORIDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…100 MPH…160 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NNE OR 030 DEGREES AT 2 MPH…4 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…970 MB…28.64 INCHES

$$
Forecaster Stewart”

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Author: Devontae Jackson

Hello everyone, I am the founder of The Greater Dayton Weather Post! I am a learning meteorologist, weather enthusiast, and weather photographer! I currently attend The Ohio State University! Majoring in Atmospheric Science! Class of 2023! So, I update the blog whenever I have the time and I hope you enjoy the content!

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