Hurricane Sally blasts ashore in Alabama with punishing rain, flooding

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Hurricane Sally hits the Gulf coast causing dangerous flooding from the Florida panhandle to Mississippi and well inland in the days ahead according to weather forecasters trapped in a hotel in downtown Pensacola Florida surrounded by floodwater rain pouring down Jordan use under two kids were trying to stay calm her eight year old son hiding under the desk here is totally under water that includes our car which the family used to escape their mobile home and hopefully everybody got out okay unfortunately not in orange beach Alabama mayor Tony Keenan says rescue crews got more than a hundred calls good number more seriously all rescues rising water we brought into our community center and sheltered them and they'll be there for a while because most of all we still will reward you says a bracing for even more flooding as the rain continues I'm Julie Walker

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