One dead after Hurricane Michael slams into Florida Panhandle
11 October, 2018, 16:44 | Author: Darnell Taylor
The center of Tropical Storm Michael is expected to barely miss Charlotte on Thursday as it moves from SC toward Raleigh, bringing heavy rain that could cause flash flooding and possibly damaging winds.
Even before landfall, the hurricane disrupted energy operations in the Gulf, cutting crude oil production by more than 40 percent and natural gas output by almost one-third as offshore platforms were evacuated before the storm hit.
Weather services and authorities expect both the winds and storm surges from Hurricane Michael to cause significant damage to the Florida Panhandle. The storm had top sustained winds of 60 miles per hour and was moving to the northeast at 20 miles per hour.
"Panama City, I don't know if there will be much left".
Michael's conditions are similar to those of Hurricane Harvey, which devastated Texas past year as a Category 4 storm that packed 130 miles per hour winds and left 68 people dead.
The Cooter Stew Cafe starts taking water in the town of Saint Marks as Hurricane Michael pushes the storm surge up the Wakulla and Saint Marks Rivers which come together here on October 10, 2018 in Saint Marks, Florida.
Briefing President Donald Trump at the White House, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) chief Brock Long said Michael was the most intense hurricane to strike the Florida Panhandle since 1851.
That is rarefied air: only three storms have hit the U.S.at Category 5: an unnamed storm that devastated the Florida Keys in 1935; Camille, which hit MS in 1969; and Andrew, which plowed across South Florida in 1992. More than 40,000 people lost power across the state. He said he plans to visit storm-ravaged areas as soon as he can.
The latest update from the NHC cites still Category 3 sustained winds and at this timehurricane Michael is moving towards Georgia, which is unusual but due to the late intensification and fast movement of the storm not entirely unexpected.
"We haven't seen her since the tree hit the den". Up to 12 inches of rain could fall in the area.
An estimated 6,000 people evacuated to emergency shelters, mostly in Florida, and that number was expected to swell to 20,000 across five states by week's end, Kieserman said.
The hurricane hit the Florida Panhandle as a category 4 storm.
Here's a look at Hurricane Michael by the numbers, from its historic impact to its winds to its high tides. "This happened so quickly", he said.
According to Climate Central, a scientific research organization, the coming decades are expected to bring hurricanes that intensify more rapidly, should there be no change in the rate of greenhouse gas emissions.
A year ago saw a string of catastrophic storms batter the western Atlantic - including Irma, Maria and Harvey, which caused a record-equaling $125 billion in damage when it flooded the Houston metropolitan area.
More than 600,000 customers are without power across Florida and Georgia, with an increasing percentage of these occurring across central Georgia.
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Panama City looked like a war zone after being battered for almost three hours by strong winds and heavy rains. The hospital said it is running off of generators and patients have been moved to safe areas of the facility.
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Michael now a major hurricane headed for Florida Panhandle
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 175 miles. Mandatory evacuations have been ordered in several Florida counties and devastating effects are expected to expand far inland.
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