Panama City, some 20 miles (32km) from Mexico Beach, has borne the brunt of the storm, as it downed trees, knocked power lines, tore off roofs, and splintered homes, some of which have collapsed.
Hurricane Michael, the fiercest storm to hit Florida in more than 80 years and the third-most powerful ever to strike the USA mainland, battered the state's Gulf coast on Wednesday with roof-shredding winds, raging surf and torrential rains.
Based on its internal barometric pressure, Michael was the third most powerful hurricane to hit the USA mainland, behind the unnamed Labor Day storm of 1935 and Camille in 1969. "I didn't expect all this", he said.
Multiple airports were closed on Wednesday, including Tallahassee International Airport, Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport, Pensacola International Airport and Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport.
A auto is seen caught in floodwaters in Panama City, Fla.
An estimated 375,000 people in more than 20 counties were ordered or advised to evacuate.
Half a million people were advised to evacuate, but officials said Wednesday morning that it was too late to flee and residents who haven't already left should hunker down.
After being battered for almost three hours by strong winds and heavy rains, roads in Panama City were virtually impassable and trees, satellite dishes and traffic lights lay in the streets.
"That is one scary-looking storm", Serena Aunon-Chancellor, a NASA astronaut, could be heard saying on a live feed from the station just before the storm made landfall.
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The theory explains how the sun's rays can be so strong that turns the water directly into vapor, leaving behind sharp formations. Scientists from the University of Cardiff say shards of ice up to 15m (50ft) high could be dotted all over the moon's surface.
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Surges of as high as 14 feet are expected around where Michael made landfall near Apalachicola, Florida.
Emergency Management Agency director Travis Brooks told WGXA-TV that a child in Seminole County, Ga., died as a result of the storm.
A state of emergency has been declared in several dozen counties along Florida's Panhandle and Big Bend regions. "This happened so quickly", he said.
A total of 453 flights had been cancelled on Wednesday across the country, with many occurring in the Florida area.
President Donald Trump issued an emergency declaration for Florida, freeing up federal funds for relief operations and providing the assistance of FEMA, which has more than 3,000 people on the ground.
General Terrence O'Shaughnessy, commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command, said some Florida residents may have been surprised by the rapid growth of the storm. The Carolinas are still reeling from severe flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence less than a month ago.
Scientists say global warming is responsible for more intense and more frequent extreme weather, such as storms, droughts, floods and fires. More than 40,000 people lost power across the state. A pine tree punched a hole in their roof and his ears even popped when the barometric pressure went lower.
USA consumer price inflation is now above 2 percent annually and the unemployment rate is the lowest in about 40 years. Wall Street extended its losses Wednesday afternoon as markets continued to skid, with the Nasdaq leading the losses.
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A couple of Butler's teammates were particularly vague when asked about Butler's level of participation in practice on Wednesday. However, Woj reports that Butler was verbally challenging teammates, coaches and the front office.
The most severe symptom of AFM is respiratory failure that can happen when the muscles involved with breathing become weak. CDC has been actively investigating these AFM cases, and we continue to receive information about suspected AFM cases.
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Still, the telescope can function with just two gyros , and it could even continue observing the universe with just one. The Hubble telescope has three pairs of two gyroscopes, with each match composed of a paramount and back up gyroscope.
The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will be the first Pixel phones to launch in France at the same time as the US, FrAndroid explains. Another highlight of the tablet is the Split screen that is integrated for smooth multitasking and Google Assistant .
The latest track shows a weakening Michael moving either directly through, or at least near central Georgia as a tropical storm . The forecast indicates Michael may be a Category 3 hurricane - with winds from 111 to 129 miles per hour - when it strikes.
The UAE, meanwhile, is now the strongest in the Middle East, jumping from 62nd place in 2006 to 21st in the 2018 index. "The total score for each passport is equal to the number of destinations for which no visa is required".
The weather agency, AEMET, said more heavy rainfall is expected Wednesday in eastern and southern parts of the Iberian peninsula. Lawmakers held a minute's silence before the weekly prime minister's question time in parliament on Wednesday morning.
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The report said that aggregate growth in the emerging market and developing economy group stabilised in the first half of 2018. Further threats to global economy include "unsettled" politics and the escalating trade tensions between the USA and China.
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The move particularly affects high-growth tech companies which have been a source of huge returns in recent months. She said they also fear that company profit margins will be squeezed by rising costs, including the price of oil.
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At 1.5°C warming, ocean acidification will be reduced (compared to 2°C warming), with better prospects for marine ecosystems. The report is seen as the main scientific guide for government policymakers on how to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement .
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30-year-old doorstop turns out to be a rare meteorite
A man in MI will soon be richer by thousands of dollars - thanks to a meteorite he had been using as a doorstop for 30 years. The estimated $US100,000 ($141,700) price tag puts the MI man's 10kg rock at $US10 ($14) per gram.