Hurricane Sally whipped up waves in Pensacola Beach, Florida on September 14, as the hurricane approached the Gulf Coast.
Footage shows churning waves hitting Pensacola Beach.
The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Monday morning that Sally “rapidly” strengthened into a hurricane with winds reaching 90 mph. The NHC warned of coastal flooding and “dangerous” storm surge. Additionally, the National Weather Service warned of a “potentially historic flooding event” for southwest Alabama, southwest Mississippi, and coastal sections of the Florida panhandle.
Escambia County issued a voluntary evacuation notice for Perdido Key, Innerarity Point, Pensacola Beach and other low lying areas on September 14. Credit: @dmanning283 via Storyful