Florida Threatened As Michael Strengthens Into A 'Monstrous Hurricane'
Hurricane warnings issued as, michael strengthens and aims for
declared a state of emergency for Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Holmes, Washington, Bay, Jackson, Calhoun, Gulf, Gadsden, Liberty, Franklin, Leon, Wakulla, Jefferson, Madison, Taylor, Hamilton, Suwannee, Lafayette, Dixie, Columbia, Gilchrist, Levy and Citrus counties. "Hurricane conditions will continue over portions of the far western Cuban province of Pinar del Rio through this evening. Voluntary, and in some cases, mandatory, evacuations were issued in some areas along the Florida Panhandle coast. Local authorities fear power outages and major tree damage from Michael.
Hurricane, michael : Tropical storm upgraded Miami (AP) Michael gained new strength over warm tropical waters amid fears it would swiftly intensify into a major hurricane before striking Floridas northeast Gulf Coast, where frantic coastal dwellers are boarding up homes and seeking evacuation routes away from the dangerous storm heading their. Hurricane-force winds extended outward up to 35 miles from the core and tropical-storm-force winds out 175 miles. How does the system for categorizing hurricanes work? Don't take a chance he said. Preparations for the storm, the 13th named u.S. Open: Sloane Stephens upset by Anastasija Sevastova in the quarterfinals tropical cyclone of an Atlantic hurricane season that will last until Nov.