City of Gulf Shores Experiences Flooded Roadway Conditions,
Gulf Shores, Ala. – As Hurricane Sally’s track continues to shift east, local conditions continue to
worsen in the City of Gulf Shores and surrounding areas. Extreme life-threatening and historic
flooding conditions are anticipated throughout the duration of this storm. This includes damaging
winds, a storm surge of up to 7 feet and potentially an accumulation of 30 inches rainfall.
Residents in low-lying areas are recommended to evacuate today during daylight hours, or shelter in
place taking all necessary precautions. It is likely emergency vehicles may not be able to navigate
flooded roadways, particularly the Fort Morgan Peninsula, Plash Island and low-lying areas
surrounding Little Lagoon.
Baldwin County Emergency Management Agency has opened a Shelter of Last Resort at the
Baldwin County Coliseum, 19477 Fairground Road, Robertsdale, Alabama. This shelter will be
open for life-safety purposes. For more information on the shelter,
Gulf Shores Mayor and City Council have ordered a mandatory curfew from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
today (Tuesday) and Wednesday. Travel is not permitted during curfew hours, except for
Due to the flooding conditions, no travel is advised. Please stay home and off the roads. At this
time, the following roadways are impassable in the City of Gulf Shores:
- West 4th Avenue
- West 5th Avenue
- West 6th Avenue
- Windmill Ridge Road
- Outer lanes on Hwy. 59 south of Fort Morgan Road and Hwy 182 are impassable.
Additional remote parking remains available at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex and at Jack Edwards
National Airport in the grass field at the west end of the runway between Hwy. 59 and 2nd Street.
Beaches and public beach accesses remain closed until further notice. Double red flags are flying
and waters are closed due to life-threatening rip currents and surf conditions.
Republic Services has suspended residential and commercial trash and recycling pick-up until
For the latest updates and advisories, continue to follow local media and the National Weather
Service Mobile at https://www.weather.gov/MOB for continued updates.
The City of Gulf Shores will continue to share updates through our City’s website and our social
media channels. To receive updates via email or text message, please
visit www.gulfshoresal.gov and click on “Notify Me