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Source: Washington Post

Michael strengthens to a hurricane and is forecast to make landfall in Florida as a ‘dangerous’ Category 3 midweek

09-Oct-2018

“Michael is forecast to be a dangerous major hurricane when it reaches the northeastern Gulf Coast on Wednesday, and life-threatening storm surge is possible along portions of the Florida Gulf Coast,” the National Hurricane Center wrote Monday.

In addition, “heavy rainfall from Michael could produce life-threatening flash flooding from the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend region into portions of the Carolinas through Thursday,” the Hurricane Center warned.

1 Article
Source: Common Domain

Michael Strengthens to Hurricane Force

Tuesday 19:06 GMT

Michael grew to hurricane force in the morning, with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles an hour, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Ken Graham, director of the hurricane center, said the storm surge could be deadly and the combination of high winds and rainfall on already saturated soil could send many trees and power lines toppling.

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Source: Washington Post

Hurricane Michael: ‘Potentially catastrophic’ storm begins battering Florida

Thursday 12:42 GMT

Hurricane Michael roared closer to the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday after intensifying into a Category 4 storm, gaining strength just hours before it was poised to make landfall in the afternoon as the strongest hurricane on record to strike the region.

Hurricane Michael had swelled to “an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane” on Wednesday morning, the National Hurricane Center said, and its wind bands were already scraping across parts of Florida.

7 Articles
Source: CBS News

Michael hitting Southeast after bashing northern Florida

Friday 09:56 GMT

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.

13 Articles
Source: ABC News

Hurricane Michael by the numbers: Over 700,000 homes, businesses without power

Friday 14:33 GMT

Hurricane Michael, a historic Category 4 storm, struck the Florida Panhandle early Wednesday afternoon, unleashing heavy rain, high winds and a devastating storm surge.

500: The number of disaster relief workers that the American Red Cross was sending to affected areas in the Sunshine State.

7 Articles
Source: Common Domain

‘You Just Realize It’s All Gone’: Hurricane Michael’s Heavy Toll

Saturday 13:36 GMT

Michael ranked as the strongest storm to hit the Panhandle since at least 1851, when record-keeping began, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Hurricane Michael—one of the most powerful storms to ever strike the U.S.—erased entire neighborhoods and leveled communities. “It looks apocalyptic,” said Mr. Shields, who was born and raised in Panama City but no longer recognizes much of it.

9 Articles
Source: Washington Post

Historic and horrendous Hurricane Michael by the numbers

Saturday 17:15 GMT

The National Hurricane Center issued its final advisory on Michael on Friday morning as remnants of the once-mighty hurricane head toward the North Atlantic.

Hurricane Michael enters the books as the fourth-strongest (based on wind, third-strongest based on pressure) hurricane to make landfall in the United States in modern recorded history. It was the worst storm on record for the Florida Panhandle, one of the worst ever in Georgia and Alabama, and continued to deliver a heavy blow as it charged across the Mid-Atlantic.

9 Articles
Source: Washington Post

Historic and horrendous Hurricane Michael by the numbers

Saturday 17:15 GMT

The National Hurricane Center issued its final advisory on Michael on Friday morning as remnants of the once-mighty hurricane head toward the North Atlantic.

Hurricane Michael enters the books as the fourth-strongest (based on wind, third-strongest based on pressure) hurricane to make landfall in the United States in modern recorded history. It was the worst storm on record for the Florida Panhandle, one of the worst ever in Georgia and Alabama, and continued to deliver a heavy blow as it charged across the Mid-Atlantic.

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Source: Washington Post

How Hurricane Michael’s devastating wind damage is reminiscent of Andrew in 1992

Today 13:36 GMT

As the devastating toll from Hurricane Michael becomes ever more clear, it has become apparent that it bears startling resemblance to yet another disastrous cyclone that struck the Sunshine State: Hurricane Andrew.

Subsequent analysis of the damage prompted the National Hurricane Center to upgrade the intensity to Category 5. It’s possible that history could repeat itself with Michael after post-storm surveys are completed.


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