President Donald Trump approved emergency declarations for Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama on Monday, and hurricane warnings have been issued across eastern Louisiana and the Florida Panhandle. New Orleans, Biloxi, and Mobile are included in these warnings.
Sally is expected to move slowly through the states Wednesday with heavy rain and flash floods.
For those evacuating, here are some tips to keep in mind, according to the Department of Homeland Security:
• Identify several places you could go, like a friend’s home or a motel. Pick places in different directions so you have options.