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Tropical Storm Sally moves away from Florida

Posted at 1:14 PM, Sep 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-13 18:13:45-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Tropical Storm Sally is in the Gulf of Mexico pulling away from South Florida.

As of 2 p.m. Sunday, Sally has 60 mph winds and is moving west-northwest at 9 mph.

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On the forecast track, the center of the Tropical Storm Sally is forecast to move towards New Orleans on Sunday and Monday.

It could make landfall as a Category 2 hurricane.

The system will bring high rain chances to our area for much of the weekend with possible heavy downpours.

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Scripps National Desk
1:29 PM, Dec 17, 2018

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TERMS TO KNOW

TROPICAL STORM WATCH: An announcement that tropical storm conditions (sustained winds of 39 to 73 mph) are possible within the specified coastal area within 48 hours.

TROPICAL STORM WARNING: An announcement that tropical storm conditions (sustained winds of 39 to 73 mph) are expected within the specified coastal area within 36 hours.

HURRICANE WATCH: An announcement that hurricane conditions (sustained winds of 74 mph or higher) are possible somewhere within the specified coastal area. A hurricane watch is issued 48 hours in advance of the anticipated onset of tropical-storm-force winds.

HURRICANE WARNING: An announcement that hurricane conditions (sustained winds of 74 mph or higher) are expected somewhere within the specified coastal area. A hurricane warning is issued 36 hours in advance of the anticipated onset of tropical-storm-force winds.