TROPICAL UPDATE: Hurricane Sally Makes Landfall at Gulf Shores at Category 2 Strength

Local

Tropical Satellites

Gulf of Mexico Satellite

Gulf of Mexico Satellite

Gulf of Mexico Satellite

Caribbean Satellite

Caribbean Satellite

West Atlantic Satellite

West Atlantic Satellite

East Atlantic Satellite

East Atlantic Satellite

Interactive Map

Sally strengthened into a Category 2 Hurricane overnight with winds at 105 mph before it made a slow landfall this morning over Gulf Shores, AL. Sally has weakened back into a Category 1 Hurricane and should become a tropical storm this afternoon.

A few spotty showers and breezy conditions are all were expecting today in Acadiana.

Storm surge and extreme rainfall totals are ongoing for portions of southern Alabama and the panhandle of Florida.

Flooding rains is a huge component of this system as parts of Alabama and Florida could see totals approaching 10-18 inches, with isolated higher amounts.

Over the next week, we will be watching the southwestern Gulf for new development. The National Hurricane Center has a 60% chance for a tropical system to form. As of today, this does not look like a threat to Louisiana but this area should not be taken lightly.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Cloudy

Abbeville

65°F Cloudy Feels like 65°
Wind
4 mph E
Humidity
82%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Information not available.
63°F Information not available.
Wind
11 mph SSE
Precip
30%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Gibbous
Cloudy

Crowley

59°F Cloudy Feels like 59°
Wind
5 mph ESE
Humidity
97%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Information not available.
63°F Information not available.
Wind
11 mph SSE
Precip
30%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Gibbous
Cloudy

Opelousas

57°F Cloudy Feels like 56°
Wind
6 mph SE
Humidity
93%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Information not available.
63°F Information not available.
Wind
12 mph SSE
Precip
30%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Gibbous
Cloudy

Breaux Bridge

58°F Cloudy Feels like 58°
Wind
4 mph E
Humidity
97%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Information not available.
63°F Information not available.
Wind
11 mph SSE
Precip
30%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Gibbous
Cloudy

New Iberia

60°F Cloudy Feels like 60°
Wind
4 mph E
Humidity
95%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Information not available.
63°F Information not available.
Wind
12 mph SSE
Precip
30%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Gibbous

Wave Heights

Gulf of Mexico Wave Heights

Gulf of Mexico Wave Heights

Gulf of Mexico Wave Heights

Important Information

Generator Safety

Generator Safety

Generator Safety

List of Names

List of Names

Hurricane Scale

Hurricane Scale

From The National Hurricane Center

From The National Hurricane Center

Atlantic 2-Day Graphical Outlook Image


Atlantic 5-Day Graphical Outlook Image

Download the KLFY app

The KLFY Weather App is the most advanced weather app you can have on your phone.

It will alert you to severe weather where ever you are in the world. With it’s GEO Targeting tools, it will give you the latest hour by hour forecasts and 10 days forecasts for where you are at the moment.

If you have an Android phone, you can download it at the Google store by clicking here.

If you have an Apple phone, can you download it at the Apple Store by clicking here.

Sidebar

Emergency preparedness links

Power outage maps