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In both states, including around Pensacola in Florida, downed trees and power lines have made roads dangerous, and authorities have set up curfews and used boats and high-water vehicles to help hundreds escape their flooded or flood-surrounded homes.
At least one person is dead and one is missing in Alabama's Orange Beach, Mayor Tony Kennon told CNN affiliate WSFA, after Sally blew ashore as a Category 2 hurricane early Wednesday.
Everything on the ground floor is gone," Matt Wilson told CNN affiliate WPMI Wednesday about his Orange Beach home, where he and his family rode out part of the deluge."
Sally moved extremely slowly over these areas, dumping sheets of rain — in some places 2 feet or more — that caused extensive flooding for miles."
Sally's remnants still threaten more flooding Thursday as they push into Georgia and the Carolinas.
weather, Sally threatens the Southeast with flooding and misery after battering Florida and Alabama – CNN
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