Hurricane Michael Expected to Make Landfall Wednesday
Hurricane Michael Expected to Make Landfall Wednesday
Hurricane Michael Strengthens As It Rapidly Approaches Florida
10 October, 2018, 20:00
"We have a pit in our stomachs", National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham said on Wednesday morning discussing the storm's approach on the Weather Channel.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday approved a pre-landfall emergency declaration at the request of Florida Gov. Rick Scott.
The boardwalk in the resort town of Destin was almost deserted on Tuesday, the shops and adjoining restaurants closed less than 24 hours before Hurricane Michael was set to slam into this stretch of Florida's Gulf Coast famous for its white beaches.
"We've told those who stayed to have their life jackets on when the storm comes", Tress Dameron, Franklin County emergency management coordinator, told The News Herald in Panama City.
After ripping through Florida, FEMA warned that Hurricane Michael could cause flash flooding throughout Alabama, Georgia, and North and SC.
At 8 a.m. EDT, Michael was centered was about 90 miles (145 kilometers) from Panama City and Apalachicola, moving fast at 13 mph (21 kph). Storm surges and subsequent flooding remain a major concern as governors across the region declare states of emergency and residents either flee or hunker down.
Northwest Florida as a region attracted almost 17 million visitors in 2016, or 15 percent of total tourists in the state, according to Visit Florida, the state's tourism marketing arm.
Wind shears are winds which impact the sides of a hurricane and can weaken or sometimes dissipate the storm.
More than 300 miles of coastline was under threat, the National Weather Service has said.
The storm surge in some places in Florida could reach more than 10 feet, the NHC warned.
"The time for evacuating along the coast has come and gone".
He added that it is predicted to be "the most destructive storm to hit the Florida panhandle in decades".
More than 2.1 million residents of at least 20 Florida counties were under mandatory or voluntary evacuation orders.
Offshore oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico have evacuated workers, halting almost a fifth of daily production. Torrential downpours and flash flooding from the storm over the weekend caused 13 deaths in Central America. US producers in the Gulf cut oil production by about 40 percent and natural gas output by 28 percent on Tuesday, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said.
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Swells are expected to begin affecting the coast of the eastern and northern Gulf of Mexico during the next day or so. The last major hurricane to hit the Panhandle was Hurricane Dennis in 2005, according to hurricane centre data.
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