Michael hitting Southeast after bashing northern Florida

Kenisha Clack captured the footage in Panama City, Florida, which you can see here:. In another video posted online from Panama City, trees can be seen swaying and snapping from Hurricane Michael's ferocious winds:. CBS News correspondent Nikki Battiste spent the day at a school serving as a shelter where more than 200 people have taken shelter as Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle.

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Wall Street Jurnal -
Hurricane Michael Makes Landfall in Florida, Threatening ‘Unimaginable Devastation’

The Category 4 storm’s center made landfall in a region rimmed with tourist beaches and fishing villages, while packing maximum-sustained winds of 155 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Michael is the first Category 4 storm to hit the Panhandle since 1851, when record-keeping began, a hurricane center spokesman said. Officials in 22 Florida counties issued orders urging about 375,000 residents to evacuate ahead of the storm, but it wasn’t known how many people heeded warnings to get out of harm’s way.

Fox News -
Hurricane Michael makes landfall on Florida Panhandle as 'extremely dangerous' Category 4 storm

A "monstrous" Hurricane Michael roared ashore on the Florida Panhandle Wednesday packing winds of 155 mph as the most powerful storm on record to ever strike the region.

The storm, described by forecasters as "unprecedented," quickly exploded from a tropical depression over the weekend to a Category 4 storm on Wednesday as it was fueled by warm water in the Gulf of Mexico before taking aim at Florida.

ABC News -
Michael nears landfall as worst hurricane Panhandle has seen in 100 years

Hurricane Michael, a potentially catastrophic Category 4 storm, is nearing landfall along the Florida Panhandle with 145 mph winds.

ABC News' Anne Flaherty, Meghan Keneally, Victor Oquendo, Morgan Winsor and Scott Withers contributed to this report.

The Guardian -
Wednesday US briefing: Deadly Hurricane Michael aims for Florida

Hurricane Michael has strengthened into a category 4 storm as it barrels across the Gulf of Mexico towards the Florida Panhandle, where it is expected to make landfall on Wednesday.

More than 20 million people in five states were under a hurricane or tropical storm warning on Tuesday evening as Michael bore down on the US coastline, having killed at least 13 people in the Caribbean and Central America.

Washington Post -
Hurricane Michael could become the strongest storm on record to strike the Florida Panhandle

Hurricane Michael rapidly gained strength Tuesday night, threatening to become the most intense hurricane on record to strike the Florida Panhandle.

Here are specific storm surge projections from the Hurricane Center for locations in Florida:. The Hurricane Center projects widespread rainfall amounts of 4 to 8 inches, from the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend areas north into southeast Alabama and southern Georgia, and isolated amounts of up to a foot.

Washington Post -
Hurricane Michael on collision course with Florida’s Gulf Coast as it quickly gains strength

Florida’s northern Gulf Coast faces its most serious hurricane threat in more than a decade as Michael edges ever closer.

While hurricane-force winds of over 74 mph will be confined to a relatively small area, tropical-storm winds of 39 to 73 mph will occur over a much larger zone and could result in minor structural damage and many downed trees and power outages.

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