Trent Airhart wades through floodwaters after retrieving items from his vehicle in downtown Pensacola, Fla., Wednesday. Hurricane Sally is causing flooding across a wide area of the northern Gulf Coast.

Trent Airhart wades through flood waters after picking items from his vehicle, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in downtown Pensacola, Fla. Hurricane Sally made landfall Wednesday near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a Category 2 storm, pushing a surge of ocean water onto the coast and dumping torrential rain that forecasters said would cause dangerous flooding from the Florida Panhandle to Mississippi and well inland in the days ahead.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)