Sally now a Category 1 hurricane

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(National Hurricane Center)

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NEW ORLEANS – The National Weather service has upgraded Sally to a Category 1 hurricane.

Wind speeds were clocked at 85 miles per hour at 11 a.m., bumping the slow moving storm up from a Tropical Storm to a hurricane.

Sally is expected to gather strength as it sits over the Gulf of Mexico.

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