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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Hurricane Sally pours into area


September 17, 2020

Joe Thomas

First responders in Flomaton took to the streets Wednesday afternoon after the heavy rains and winds subsided. Crews spread out across town in groups to begin clearing roads. Above, firemen clear the entrance to Flomaton Woods Apartments.

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...

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