Hurricane Sally pours into area

Hurricane Sally slammed into the gulf coast as a category 2 storm early Wednesday morning bringing heavy rains and winds across the area.

Reports showed the storm made a late eastern turn before making landfall. Reports Monday and Tuesday were that the storm hit hit along the Alabama-Mississippi line.

Estimates are that the storm will dump more than 20 inches of rain in some areas. Across the tri-county area there were reports of power outages, trees down and water crossing the road.

Flash flood waters were crossing Highway 31 in Flomaton early Wednesday morning.

As of press time, there had be...