Strong winds in Mississippi as Hurricane Sally approaches Gulf Coast

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Strong winds in Mississippi as Hurricane Sally approaches Gulf Coast

Hurricane Sally continues to gain strength as it approaches the Gulf Coast.

Footage recorded by a resident shows strong winds in Biloxi, Mississippi on Tuesday (September 15).

The national hurricane center warned that the storm could produce as much as 30 inches of rain that would possibly trigger 'life threatening flooding'.

Officials warmed millions of residents to prepare for "historic" flooding in the next 12 hours.

Coastal areas reported extreme tropical storm surges and high tides with potentially devastating consequences.

Hurricane Sally storm is expected to intensify on Wednesday morning as it reaches the Alabama and Florida border.

Officials said that on Tuesday night (September 15) the storm was around 65 miles south-southeast of Mobile, Alabama, and 60 miles southwest of Pensacola, Florida.

It was reportedly moving north with sustained winds of up to 85 mph.


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