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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Sally left her mark across area


September 24, 2020

Joe Thomas

Flomaton fireman Jeremy Lee helps cut tree off of VanHoosen Road

Flood waters from Hurricane Sally across the area fell short of pre-storm estimates but the storm brought a large enough punch causing massive flooding, downing trees and cutting off power, telephone and internet for many residents.

Prior to the storm, estimates were that Murder Creek between Brewton and East Brewton would crest at 33 feet. Post storm numbers showed the creek crested at about 28 feet.

However, it was enough to force the creek out of its banks, causing massive damage along Highway 41 and sending between 2 and 3 feet of water into Piggly Wiggly in East Brewton.

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