Monday, 15 October, 2018

This is what Hurricane Michael looks like from space

Florida Michael Upgraded To Category 4 'Major' Hurricane As It Approaches Florida Panhandle
Doris Mccormick | 11 October, 2018, 22:15

Around midday it was expected to become one of the Panhandle's worst hurricanes in memory with 125 miles per hour winds and a life-threatening storm surge of up to 13 feet (4 meters).

Local officials are warning that not almost enough people have evacuated as they would wish. Southern Bay County in the Panhandle of Florida.

The strengthening occurred despite pronounced wind shear in the region that might have been expected to weaken the storm, she added.

Trump said he is working closely with governors of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Alabama and Georgia to provide resources and support from the federal government.

"I guess it's the worst case scenario".

SCOTT: That means the water will come miles inshore and could easily rise over the roofs of houses.

Hurricane Michael's battering waves swamped streets and docks and shrieking winds splintered trees and rooftops. "This storm surge is coming with a vengeance".

Franklin County Sheriff A.J. Smith near the vulnerable coast said his deputies had gone door to door in some places urging people to evacuate. Authorities said the state mental hospital in Chattahoochee, which has a section for the criminally insane, was cut off by land, and food and supplies were being flown in. "Hopefully more people will leave".

"Hurricane Michael is forecasted to be the most destructive storm to hit the Florida Panhandle in decades". Even so, 77-year-old resident Robert Sadousky wasn't quite ready to evacuate yet.

Many flights were canceled in the hurricane zone, and Amtrak changed some train schedules to protect passengers and employees.

In addition, Gillum said the storm knocked out one of the city's sewage systems, including the backup power source.

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The email didn't say how long the work was expected to take. "I don't know exactly what they're going to be, but they'll be things we don't like". He pulled two small boat docks from the water, packed his pickup and picked some beans from his garden before getting out - like hundreds of thousands elsewhere.

10 A.M. Hurricane Michael continued to intensify Tuesday morning as it marched northward toward a predicted Northwest Florida landfall. It also was about 200 miles (325 kilometers) south-southwest of Apalachicola, Florida.

Meteorologists use central pressure readings to gauge a hurricane's strength - the lower the pressure, the stronger the storm.

Two people, including a child, were killed by falling debris, the U.S. media reported on Thursday. The hurricane has given national exposure to Republican Gov. Rick Scott, who is trying to unseat Democratic Sen. "No one's going to survive (such a wall of water)", he said.

But some officials were anxious by what they weren't seeing - a rush of evacuees.

"Think about what we've seen before with storms like Hurricane Irma", he said. "It's gone", reporter Brooke Baldwin somberly noted while looking at the destruction and flattened homes across the city.

Research by Francis of Rutgers suggests that warming in the Arctic could be weakening the jet stream in ways that, in the summer, can deprive weather systems like hurricanes of the atmospheric push that keeps them moving; those factors, she said, may have been at play in the unusual pokiness of Harvey and Florence. "But in my experience, it's always blown way out of proportion".

A reporter and a photojournalist from the Tampa Bay Times ventured to Mexico Beach before dawn Thursday, finding the town of about 1,000 nearly impassable. That included Pensacola Beach but not in Pensacola itself, a city of about 54,000.

Michael, the 7th hurricane in 2018 in the Atlantic basin.

Six to 9 inches of rain could drench Virginia and North Carolina.

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