"Sally has made landfall near Gulf Shores Alabama at 445 AM CDT as a category two hurricane. Maximum sustained winds were 105 mph with a minimum central pressure of 965 mb," NHC tweeted.
Sally made landfall near Alabama's Mobile Bay and the Florida Panhandle coast around 0545 ET with winds at 105 mph. NHC said the hurricane is unleashing "hurricane-force winds spreading inland over southeastern Alabama and the western portion of the Florida Panhandle. Catastrophic and life-threatening flooding likely along portions of the north-central Gulf Coast."