Live Updates: Hurricane Sally makes landfall in Alabama, storm brings 'catastrophic' flooding along Gulf Coast

Hurricane Sally roared ashore the northern Gulf Coast early Wednesday morning, making landfall as the storm threatens to bring devastating flooding to the region.

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) says Hurricane Sally made landfall at 4:45 a.m. CDT near Gulf Shores, Alabama as a Category 2 storm with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph. The hurricane has left thousands without power near coastal areas of Alabama and the Florida Panhandle region.

Sally has since weakened to a tropical storm as it brings damaging impacts across the region.

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