Hurricane Sally 2020 Update

Hurricane Sally as of 10:00AM, 9/16/20: made landfall as a Category 2 hurricane with sustained winds of 100 mph making landfall Wednesday just west of Pensacola. Sally has produced 10 to 25 inches of rainfall with isolated amounts of 30 inches along the western Florida Panhandle from Pensacola to Panama City Fl. Major flooding due to high amounts of rain along with storm surge expected in the Panhandle of Florida.

Historic and catastrophic flooding is unfolding along and just inland of the coast from west of Tallahassee, Florida, to Mobile Bay, Alabama. In addition, widespread moderate to major river flooding is forecast. Significant flash and urban flooding, as well as widespread minor to moderate river flooding, is likely across inland portions Alabama, Florida into central Georgia.

Damages due to a hurricane, tornado, hail, or wind can leave debris that is dangerous to be around. Our Damage Repair Service Specialists are here to help. We will complete a thorough, safe cleanup and remove all debris that is damaged or contaminated. We will provide remodeling or rebuilding services if necessary. Repairing your unsafe space is our priority. It doesn’t matter if it’s one room or an entire building.

Flood Waters: Water damage is stressful, and you only have a small window of time to respond before mold begins to grow. Regardless of the extent of water damage, biological water contamination spreads quickly. Once your property has sustained water damaged, you don’t have the luxury of waiting for a convenient time to start the water mitigation and water damage cleanup. Water remediation should start within 24 hours to avoid secondary damage from mold and mildew that can present serious health risks to anyone living or working in your environment.

Important, restoration work should be left to the professionals to ensure safety and the repairs are done according to code. Our property solutions provide for immediate damage assessment lowers the risk of additional damage. Master Restoration and our licensed contractors respond promptly to serve you quickly and get your lives back to normal as soon as possible.

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Hurricane Sally Advisory Number 17
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
7:00 AM CDT Wed Sep 16, 2020

Hurricane Sally Rainfall

RAINFALL: Sally is forecast to produce 10 to 20 inches of rainfall with isolated amounts of 35 inches along and just inland of the central Gulf Coast from the western Florida Panhandle Pensacola to Panama City FL. Historic flooding is likely with extreme life-threatening flash flooding likely through Wednesday. In addition, this rainfall will lead to widespread moderate to major flooding on area rivers.

STORM SURGE: The combination of a dangerous storm surge and the tide will cause normally dry areas near the coast to be flooded by rising waters moving inland from the shoreline. The water could reach the following heights above ground somewhere in the indicated areas if the peak surge occurs at the time of high tide

SURF: Swells from Sally will continue to affect the coast from the Florida Big Bend westward to southeastern Louisiana during the next couple of days. These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions.

TORNADOES: Isolated tornadoes may occur today through Wednesday across portions of the Florida Panhandle and southern Alabama.

If you experience water damage as a result of the storm, Master Restoration stands at the ready to assist those with storm damage and storm damage repairs. Our top priority is your safety. Most storm damaged structures leave debris scattered. That can be dangerous. It’s our job is to contain this debris and allow for you to enter the home or business under safe conditions.

If you or someone you know needs assistance call 727-433-1474 or fill out our report a loss form.